Report: Mysterious 'WV' wanted Trump campaign-Russia meeting

The congressional investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia has turned up a mysterious email.

According to CNN, an email from a top Trump aide makes mention of an unknown person looking to broker a deal between Trump’s campaign officials and Russian President Putin.

We don’t know much about that mysterious figure, in the email that person is only identified as “WV," says a CNN source speculating it could be a reference to a contact in West Virginia.

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June 7: The 2016 primary season essentially concludes, with both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as the presumptive party nominees
June 9: Donald Trump Jr. — along with Jared Kushner and former campaign chair Paul Manafort — meets with Kremlin-connected lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
June 9: Trump tweets about Clinton's missing 33,000 emails
July 18: Washington Post reports, on the first day of the GOP convention, that the Trump campaign changed the Republican platform to ensure that it didn't call for giving weapons to Ukraine to fight Russian and rebel forces
July 21: GOP convention concludes with Trump giving his speech accepting the Republican nomination
July 22: WikiLeaks releases stolen emails from the Democratic National Committee
July 25: Democratic convention begins
July 27: In final news conference of his 2016 campaign, Trump asks Russia: "If you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing"
August 4: Obama CIA Director John Brennan confronts his Russian counterpart about Russia's interference. "[I] told him if you go down this road, it's going to have serious consequences, not only for the bilateral relationship, but for our ability to work with Russia on any issue, because it is an assault on our democracy," Brennan said on "Meet the Press" yesterday.
October 4: WikiLeaks' Julian Assange says his organization will publish emails related to the 2016 campaign
October 7: WikiLeaks begins releasing Clinton Campaign Chair John Podesta's emails
October 7: Department of Homeland Security and the Director of National Intelligence release a statement directly saying that Russia is interfering in the 2016 election
October 31: "This WikiLeaks is like a treasure trove," Trump says on the campaign trail
November 4: "Boy, I love reading those WikiLeaks," Trump says from Ohio.
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The top aide passing along the information is now Trump’s deputy chief of staff for policy, Rick Dearborn.

It’s unknown whether an allegedly skeptical Dearborn actually acted on the offer to connect Trump’s campaign with Putin.

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Even more intriguing, that email was reportedly sent in June 2016 -- the same month Donald Trump Jr. had that now infamous meeting with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower.

Trump Jr. has defended taking the meeting, saying he was promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton, which he says never happened.

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