How Trump's Russia meeting spurred a crisis at the White House

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The timing of Trump’s meeting with Russian officials raised eyebrows. As it turned out, what the president told them would cause the real storm

Donald Trump’s entanglements with Russia date back to the 1980s but the immediate origins of the latest White House crisis lie in a trip secretary of state Rex Tillerson made just over a month ago to Moscow.

It was the first visit by a senior Trump administration official to the Russian capital and it was weighed down with baggage. Like his president, Tillerson was under scrutiny for his past ties to the Russian government.

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