Page's Moscow talk said to have spurred FBI inquiry

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 4:05 a.m.

Ever since FBI investigators discovered in 2013 that a Russian spy was trying to recruit an American businessman named Carter Page, the bureau maintained an occasional interest in Page. So when he became a foreign-policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign last year and gave a Russia-friendly speech at a prestigious Moscow institute, it soon caught the bureau's attention.

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