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Investigations into possible coordination between President Donald Trump's campaign team and Russia in the run-up to the 2016 US election continue. If even some of the accusations prove true, they will produce the biggest White House scandal since the Iran-contra affair of 1985–87, in an inexperienced administration already beset by infighting.
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