Donald Trump named key foreign policy advisors linked to Russia

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In an interview with the editorial board of the Washington Post, Donald Trump named previously unknown key campaign advisors on foreign policy.  At the time Trump named these relatively unknown figures, Page was under surveillance by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for ties to Russian intelligence officials, and Papadopolous later pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Papadopolous lied to investigators during the special counsel investigation by Robert Mueller into interference by Russians in the 2016 presidential election.