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Clapper: Putin Did it to Demean Clinton and Help Elect Trump

| May 08, 2017

So much has been written about former acting Attorney General Sally Yates since President Donald Trump fired her in January for declining to enforce his travel ban, that her testimony to a Senate judiciary subcommittee Monday was met with great anticipation. Few had ever actually heard her voice.

And as a headliner she did not disappoint. In the hearing — on Russian meddling in the US election — she described her direct contacts, in calls and meetings, with the White House and White House counsel Donald McGahn, and her growing concerns about the potential that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn could be compromised because of his undisclosed contacts with the Russians....

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For Academic Citation: Kayyem, Juliette.“Clapper: Putin Did it to Demean Clinton and Help Elect Trump.” CNN, May 8, 2017.

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