Trump allegedly confiscated the translator's notes because of a meeting with Putin

& # 39; There are no reports. & # 39 ;: Trump has confiscated the translator's notes from his personal encounters with Putin and has NOT COMMITTED to discuss their conversation with other high-ranking US officials, "claiming interference from board members

  • Washington Post cites unnamed officials in a new report on Trump and Putin
  • Says that Trump has confiscated translator-notes after at least one meeting with Putin
  • Claims that he has imposed on the linguist not to have conversations with top officials from the United States
  • Follows report that the FBI investigated whether Trump was a secret Russian agent

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President Donald Trump confiscated his translator's notes at least one of his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and instructed the linguist not to discuss talks with other top officials in the United States, a new report has claimed.

Referring to unnamed current and former US officials, the Washington Post reported Saturday that Trump had taken extraordinary measures to hide the contents of his encounters with Putin.

Trump personally met Putin five times since taking up his duties, and the report claims that there is no detailed account of those meetings, not even in classified files.

A spokesman for the White House questioned the Post's account and said that the Trump government has tried to improve the relationship with Russia. after the Obama administration & # 39; a flawed & # 39; reset & # 39; policies that sought engagement for engagement. & # 39;

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki on July 16, 2018

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in Helsinki on July 16, 2018

Trump and Putin met for the first time on July 7, 2017 in the margins of the G-20 summit in Hamburg.

The leaders spoke about three hours, and then – U.S. State Secretary Rex Tillerson and an American interpreter were present for the meeting.

It was after this meeting that the Post claimed that Trump seized the notes of his own interpreter and instructed the linguist not to discuss the meeting with others in his administration.

It follows a report on Friday that the FBI opened an investigation into Trump in May 2017 for fear that he would be a secret Russian agent.

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