US Says Russia Was Given Trump Campaign Polling Data in 2016
Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian and Ukrainian political consultant, was a key but mysterious figure in Mueller's investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — It was one of the more tantalizing, yet unresolved, questions of the investigation into possible connections between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign: Why was a business associate of campaign chairman Paul Manafort given internal polling data — and what did he do with it? A Treasury Department statement Thursday offered a potentially significant clue, asserting that Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian and Ukrainian political consultant, had shared sensitive campaign and polling…