Former adviser to trump wants to speak before a congressional Committee on intelligence

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The former campaign adviser to candidate Donald trump Carter page wrote a new letter to Congress asking to hear his question about «Russian ties» trump.

The text of 23-page letter page addressed to the Committee on intelligence of the house of representatives, circulated the Fox News channel.

«I am cautiously hoping to give an official statement before your Committee on June 6,» — says Paige. He requested that the hearings were open.

Paige was listed as some time in EA headquarters of the trump on foreign policy.

In the past Paige has worked in the investment firm of Merril Lynch, and now manages the firm Global Energy Capital. According to the website of Paige, he in the past has advised OAO «Gazprom» and RAO «UES of Russia». On this basis, Paige was one of the figures in the investigation, «trump ties with Russia,» conducted by the FBI and two committees of the house of representatives.

In a new letter to the Senate Paige again denies any «Russian» overtones in the election campaign. «I personally have no information that the Russian government or anyone associated with him had any role in elections in the United States in 2016. In addition, during my visits to Moscow in July 2016 and December 2016 no Russian officials or people associated with the Russian government, did not communicate with me in such a way that one might think if they intended to affect elections in 2016, which was severely manipulated by the Obama administration,» writes Paige.