Well this Reuters story sure seems to contradict Trump’s statement:
“As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know — there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity,” Trump said in the statement. “I look forward to this matter concluding quickly. In the meantime, I will never stop fighting for the people and the issues that matter most to the future of our country.”
Reuters states that fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was in contact with the Kremlin during the campaign. Even other Republicans think it was a bizarre rate of contact:
“It’s rare to have that many phone calls to foreign officials, especially to a country we consider an adversary or a hostile power,” Richard Armitage, a Republican and former deputy Secretary of State.