And then there’s Donald Jr.’s 2008 admission that “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets” — which in itself raises questions about possible Trump conflicts of interest with respect to Russia.
There’s no denying the preponderance of evidence: Donald Trump is too close to Russia.
Trump Foreign Policy Adviser Carter Page’s Russian Investments And Ties
Another sketchy character with even more direct ties to Putin’s Russia is Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page. In July, Page visited Russia to push for a strengthened U.S.relationship with Russia — “[j]ust days before Republicans adopted a new, more Russia-friendly plank into their party platform.”
Previously, Page advised Gazprom, a mostly-state-owned Russian gas producer, counselling the company on investments and deals. As recently as March 2016, Page told Bloomberg that he remained an investor in the Russian company.