Donald Trump campaign aides repeatedly spoke with Russian officials in run-up to election Law enforcement and intelligence agencies found that members of Donald Trump’s campaign and other associates had repeated contact with Russian officials in the run-up to the election. Four current and former US officials told the New York Times that they had intercepted phone records and phone calls and had found evidence of the repeated communications last year, around the same time they discovered that Russia had carried out a "campaign of influence" upon the election, posting fake news to sabotage Hillary Clinton's candidacy. The officials did not conclude there was evidence of the Trump team colluding with the Russians to execute this campaign, but intelligence agencies had been worried by so much communication at a time when the future President was praising Vladimir Putin's leadership skills. Mr Trump also said Mr Putin had made a "great move" in December by not imposing retaliatory sanctions on the US .
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