FBI reports reveal Carter Page was recruited by Russians

The 400 pages released detail requests to conduct surveillance on Trump's former campaign advisor; Page denies he was ever an agent of Russia.
2:43 | 07/22/18

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T officials say it's evidence of how broad and deep Russian infiltration efforts have come in the. Next, we T do dump going kt. -- Public. Releasinre than 400 pages of its request to conduct surveice on cart page. Bluntly then-trumcampaign foreign policy adviser Carter paan agent of a foreign WER," withies to "Russ intelligence officers." Part of a 400-page wiretap application. Fr the early stages of FBI's russiainvestign, released under the freedom of information act. Much of the material heavily redacted.there's even a 201letter WHE page desself as, quote, "An informal adviser to the staff the Kremlin." I sat in on some meetings, T to call me an adviser, I think, is way over the top. Reporter: Today, page denied he was ever a Russian I've NER been an agent of a foreign power in a- stretch of the imagination. Reporter: The president, withidsists the documents vindicate his claim the Russia ob paisan witch hunt. Tweeting, "Looking more more like the trump campaign for president was illegally being spied upon for political gain of crooked Hillary Clinton." Bunew ABC news/"washgton post" poll suggests voters hav ub. Roy 50% disarove of ump's handling of last week's summit with Vladimir Putin. Poll shows rcans are more ilian democrao give trump the benefit of the doubt. Presidentin, he jussa it's not Russia. I will say this. I T see any ason why it uld be. Orter: No doubt trum own mixed messaging hasn't helped. The sentence shave been, don't see Y reason why it wouldn't be Russia. These are serious matters and I think E's no igning the fact thaorre this president acts like he's compromised. Reporter: Tonight,rd air force one, trump fired off an eet blaming president Obama for the handling of Russia. And as theffit mak clear, the Obama admintr suspected that some members of the campaign were complicit. Tom?

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