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    Donald Trump Jr. Had Contact With WikiLeaks During Campaign

    They slid into his DMs. The president’s oldest son has revealed that he exchanged messages with WikiLeaks during and after the 2016 election. It’s the first evidence of direct communication between senior campaign officials and the transparency organization that U.S. intelligence believes is connected to the Kremlin. While Trump Jr. didn’t respond to most of the messages, he did tweet certain links after WikiLeaks suggested he promote them. Meanwhile, Attorney General Jeff Sessions insisted to lawmakers on Tuesday he never lied about the Trump campaign’s contacts with Russians.

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