It’s tough to keep track of all the relevant events, pertinent ties, key statements, and unraveling claims.
So we’ve compiled what we know so far into the timeline below, which covers Trump’s 30-year history with Russia.
December 8, 1988: President Ronald Reagan invites Donald and Ivana Trump to a state dinner, where Trump meets the real Gorbachev.
Citing “US officials,” CNN reported that the bureau has gathered information suggesting coordination between Trump campaign officials and suspected Russian operatives.
Each day seems to bring a new revelation—and a new Trump administration denial or deflection.
According to Trump’s spokesman, the real estate mogul had a lengthy discussion with the Soviet president about economics and hotels.
January 1989: For 0,000, Trump signs a group of Soviet cyclists for a road race from Albany, New York, to Atlantic City, New Jersey, dubbed the Tour de Trump, that will take place that May.