WP: Butina spoke with a former member of the campaign trump
WASHINGTON, August 4. /TASS/ — According to the newspaper, she was a mail correspondence with Jeffrey Gordon, responsible for the national security of the United States from March to August 2016.
Russian Maria Butina, arrested in Washington on July 15, a month before the U.S. presidential election led mail correspondence with Jeffrey Gordon, who was a member of the campaign trump and was responsible for the national security of the United States from March to August 2016. This was reported by the newspaper The Washington Post, citing the Senate intelligence Committee.
According to the newspaper, Butina and Gordon were mail correspondence in September and October 2016, during which he invited the Russian band Styx in Washington and invited her to a party on the occasion of his birthday in October of the same year.
He, Gordon in an interview with The Washington Times assured that his correspondence with Butynol did not concern election campaign, and the case itself Butinai aimed at discrediting the Republican party and National rifle Association.
He also believes that the media “announced the hunt for everyone who had any contact or was captured in a single shot with Butynol”. “I wonder what prominent figures of the Republican party she’s never met?” said Gordon, who worked in the press service of the Pentagon under the presidency of George W. Bush.
In the material edition a brief content of the correspondence, from which it follows that the subject of the presidential election in their electronic communication was not raised. It follows that Butina and Gordon met on 29 September 2016 at a reception in the Swiss Embassy, and after meeting decided to “establish a dialogue online.”Case Butinai
29-year-old Butynol charged with participating in the conspiracy with the purpose of acting in favor of a foreign state on the territory of the United States. Us intelligence agencies also claimed that she led such activities without being registered with the Ministry of justice agent of a foreign state. Butina was arrested in Washington on July 15, the court decided to leave her in custody until the court hearing, which is scheduled for September 10.