Trump adviser Page describes meeting with Russian official during 2016 campaign

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush make the play ball announcement before Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday Oct. 29 2017 in Houston

Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush make the play ball announcement before Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday Oct. 29 2017 in Houston

Carter Page admitted to meeting Kremlin officials when he was a foreign policy adviser to President Trump's campaign, despite initial denials he had no contact with senior Russian officials at that time, according to a transcript of Page's testimony to the House Intelligence Committee released Monday night.

Democratic lawmakers on the House judiciary committee intend to press Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his "inconsistencies" on the Trump campaign's Russian Federation connections when he appears before their committee next week.

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee isn't saying whether the panel has shared information with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.

But on Thursday, Page told the House Intelligence Committee that he spoke to Sessions at a dinner in Washington, DC, in June 2016 about an upcoming trip he was making to Russian Federation.

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"In April, [former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos] met with a professor who promised "dirt" on Hillary Clinton from the Russians - have you seen any evidence that this 'dirt, ' that these emails were ever given to the Trump campaign?" Sessions has denied he was aware of anyone in the campaign communicating or dealing with Russians who were interfering with the election.

Page also said he let senior members of Trump's campaign staff know of his trip in July 2016, including then-Republican Senator Jeff Sessions, who is now US attorney general, as well as senior Trump aides Hope Hicks and Corey Lewandowski.

"In a private conversation, Dvorkovich expressed strong support for Mr. Trump and a desire to work together toward devising better solutions in response to the vast range of current worldwide problems", Page wrote, according to Schiff.

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Just that brief greeting that I mentioned. "I've played this nonsensical game long enough and am not interested in this latest round tonight", he said.

Democrats want to question Sessions because, in October, he told the Senate Judiciary Committee that a continuing exchange between the Trump campaign and Russian government intermediaries "did not happen, at least not to my knowledge and not with me".

But Sessions shot the idea down, Gordon said.

"If you'd like to go on your own, not affiliated with the campaign, you know, that's fine", Page recalled Lewandowski telling him about the trip.

According to a from the Democratic-leaning firm Public Policy Polling, 79 percent of people who voted for President Trump say he should remain even if collusion is proven, and 75 percent said the entire Russian Federation story is "fake news".

Page has often been contradictory about whom he met on the trip, but his testimony Thursday was under oath.

He has for months said the trip was made as a private citizen, not as part of his role with the Trump campaign.

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