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5 Times Democrats Collaborated With Russia for Political Gain

5 Times Democrats Collaborated With Russia for Political Gain

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. | (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

President-elect Donald Trump has garnered much criticism for his allegedly close ties to Russia and its strongman leader President Vladimir Putin.

Trump is hardly the first American politician to be accused of pandering to Russia for political gain, as both major parties have members who have weathered allegations.

The following are five examples of when Democrats were accused of trying to collaborate with Russia. They include live mic comments, uranium deals, and missile defense matters.

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