The accounts from Sergey Kislyak to his superiors, intercepted by U.S. spy agencies, show that discussions in April and July of 2016 with Jeff Sessions included policy issues important to Moscow, contradicting public assertions by the attorney general. One U.S. official said that Sessions has provided “misleading” statements that are “contradicted by other evidence.” A former official said that the intelligence indicates that Sessions and Kislyak had “substantive” discussions on matters including Trump’s positions on Russia-related issues and prospects for U.S.-Russia relations in a Trump administration.
These events are staged nationwide, but the clinic in Wise County, Virginia, is among the biggest, drawing people from all over the Appalachia and casting the sterile political debates in the nation's capital into the starkest human terms.
The revised filings, which come as the presidential aide faces increasing scrutiny as part of investigations into alleged Russian influence in the 2016 campaign, show Jared Kushner's vast and varied wealth.
Tyler McGlothlin knew that when he stood along the side of the road holding his sign, he would likely encounter acts of generosity as well as outbursts of resentment. He hoped he would get enough money to feed his family. He hoped the cops wouldn’t arrest him. But most of all, he hoped he wouldn’t run into a man named David Hess.