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The Biden campaign says it’s limiting contact with foreign officials, blaming a ‘poisonous environment’ created by Trump

The Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
The Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

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  • Joe Biden’s presidential campaign says it’s limiting members’ interaction with foreign officials, Politico reported.

  • A campaign official told the outlet that President Donald Trump had created a “poisonous environment” around interacting with other countries.

  • Trump was impeached over his dealings with Ukraine, and he has also faced scrutiny for his interactions with Russia and China.

  • Trump was acquitted over Ukraine in February by the Republican-controlled Senate.

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Joe Biden’s presidential campaign says it’s restricting its members’ interactions with foreign officials, Politico reported Tuesday.

Antony Blinken, a senior adviser to Biden, told the outlet that the measure was meant to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest amid what he called a “poisonous environment” attributed to President Donald Trump.

Trump has been accused of inappropriate interactions with foreign officials both during his 2016 campaign and

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