According to the Washington Post, a proposal was made by George Papadopoulos is the youngest of the advisers. The publication claims that the first time he voiced the idea at the beginning of the election campaign trump in March 2016.
Papadopoulos assured his colleagues that his interlocutors on the Russian side allegedly welcomed the opportunity to meet. The idea of Papadopoulos has reacted cautiously, but he was persistent and several times repeated the offer. The crucial role played by the fact that vs was the head of the electoral headquarters of the trump by Paul Manafort.