Washington, Dec 31: The investigation into possible connections between Russia and Dold Trump’s presidential campaign began after a tip-off from Australia, the media reported. Trump adviser George Papadopoulos allegedly told Australia’s top UK diplomat that Moscow had incrimiting “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. The New York Times alleges the revelation came “during a night of heavy drinking” in London in May 2016. Australia later informed the FBI. According to a BBC report on Saturday, The New York Times report claims that the exchange was the spark for establishing a secret investigation into possible connections between Russia and the Trump campaign in July 2016. (IANS)
Trump's Russia inquiry 'started by Australian tip-off'