Burying the lead on Trump-Russia story
Trump campaign emails show aide’s repeated efforts to set up Russia meetingsApparently, a low-level staffer kept suggesting setting up an open meeting with Russian leaders, and he kept being rebuffed by campaign leaders including Manafort. A fairer headline would show that the Trump campaign rebuffed request for meeting with the Russians during the campaign. But then that would not fit the media narrative and their discredited collusion meme.
A new batch of communications turned over to congressional committees reveals concerns within the campaign about establishing contacts.