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Top House Republican hasn’t seen ‘evidence’ of Trump-Russia contacts

The chairman on the House Intelligence Committee said Monday that he had not seen any “evidence” of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian government amid an investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election.

“We still have not seen any evidence of anyone … from the Trump campaign or any other campaign for that matter that’s communicated with the Russian government,” Rep. Devin Nunes, R-California, told reporters at the Capitol.

“That doesn’t mean they don’t exist but I don’t have that. And what I’ve been told is, by many — by many folks, is that there’s nothing there,” he added.

Authorities were looking into communications between Trump associates and suspected Russian intelligence officials ahead of the election, sources told ABC News.

The New York Times recently reported that Trump associates inside and outside the presidential campaign had repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials before the election, but Trump has repeatedly derided the…

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