PressTV-Another Steele revelation: Russia ‘Blocked’ Mitt Romney

Christopher Steele, a former British MI6 spy and renowned author of the Trump Dossier, reveals that Moscow reportedly had influence on US President Donald Trump when he was in the process of deciding his secretary of state, namely that the Russians vetoed Mitt Romney.

According to Steele, the first person to report on Trump’s relations with the Russians to US authorities, “a senior Russian official,” relaying talk circulating in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, told him that the Kremlin had intervened to block Trump’s initial choice for Secretary of State, Mitt Romney.

During Romney’s run for the White House in 2012 he was notably hawkish on Russia, calling it the single greatest threat to the US.

Steele’s memo on the subject says that the Kremlin, through unspecified channels, had asked Trump to appoint someone who would be prepared to lift Ukraine-related sanctions, and who would cooperate on security issues of interest…

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