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Russia's Hostile Outreach of Friendship

•, by Jacob G. Hornberger

What a dastardly thing to do! What better proof than that to show that Russia poses a threat to U.S. "national security"?

Here is how the New York Times described Russia's conduct in the lead-in to a front-page article this past Sunday:

At 9:34 on the November morning after Donald J. Trump was elected president in 2016, Kirill Dmitriev, the head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund and an informal envoy for President Vladimir V. Putin, sent a text message to a Lebanese-American friend with ties to the Trump campaign.

Mr. Dmitriev wanted to connect quickly with someone in Mr. Trump's inner circle, preferably Donald Trump Jr. or Jared Kushner. By the end of the month, he was in touch with Rick Gerson, a friend of Mr. Kushner's who manages a New York hedge fund.