Records from U.S. Trade Office Show Communications with Trump Adviser Who Claimed to Have Dug Up Dirt on Bidens on Trip to China

American Oversight obtained records from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative that include multiple emails between that office and Michael Pillsbury, one of Trump's China advisers.
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