US President Donald Trump (right) walks past Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they prepare for a group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump (right) walks past Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they prepare for a group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump (right) walks past Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they prepare for a group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Photo: AP

politico | Whistle-blower says top Trump appointees tried to censor reports on Russian influence, push China and Iran angle

  • Whistle-blower report by ex-DHS official Brian Murphy says he was told to halt assessments on Russian influence because they were making ‘president look bad’
  • Some officials have said that administration is trying to draw attention from threat by Moscow, which is trying to aid Trump’s re-election chances

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US President Donald Trump (right) walks past Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they prepare for a group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump (right) walks past Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they prepare for a group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump (right) walks past Russia’s President Vladimir Putin as they prepare for a group photo at the start of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires in November 2018. Photo: AP
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