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GOP lawmakers make nice with Russians in Moscow

MOSCOW – GOP members of Congress sounded a newly conciliatory tone in meetings with Russian lawmakers and officials here Tuesday in a rare visit to Moscow and a preview of the looming summit between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told Russia's foreign minister that while Russia and the United States were competitors, "we don't necessarily need to be adversaries." Later on at the State Duma, the lower house of Parliament, members attending a plenary session greeted the Americans with applause.

http://www.startribune.com/gop-lawmakers-make-nice-with-russians-in-moscow/487280491/

 

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