In a 20-month search for evidence of collusion between Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia, none that is compelling has emerged.
Former FBI director James Comey told Congress he found none. The U.S. intelligence community has given a similar assessment, though it did prove convincingly that Moscow meddled in the 2016 election through cyber warfare. And, so far, special counsel Robert Mueller has not offered any collusion evidence, though his work continues.
But, for the first time, I can say there is evidence of collusion between Russians and Americans – specifically, the sort that is at the heart of counterintelligence work.
Before we review that evidence, let’s define collusion. The Collins Dictionary says its original British meaning was “secret or illegal cooperation, especially between countries or organizations.” Using that definition, collusion can be secret but good, if the outcome is well intended. Or, it can be bad, if it is meant to defraud, deceive or create illegality.
Now for the evidence, as presented to me by several sources, American and foreign:
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