White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday denied that President Trump's campaign didn't have involvement with Russian officials and said former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned last week after admitting misleading officials about talks he had with the Kremlin before the inauguration, "didn't do anything wrong.
" "There's nothing wrong with having a conversation about sanctions," Priebus said on CBS' "Face the Nation," about Flynn having held talks about sanctions with the Russian ambassador.
"And there's nothing wrong about having a conversation about the fact that the Obama administration put further sanctions in place and expelled some folks out of the United States," Priebus said.
"There's nothing wrong with that topic coming up in a conversation," he said.
Priebus also denied allegations that the Trump team had cultivated cozy ties with Moscow, replying with a blunt, "no," when "Fox News Sunday's" Chris Wallace asked about any involvement.
Michael Flynn resigned from his post as national security adviser.
(CARLOS BARRIA/REUTERS) Priebus, the former Republican National Committee chairman, claimed he'd heard the same from "top-level people.
" "And when I say top-level people, I mean top-level people," he said, without elaborating.
"The answer is no.
And we don't know of any contacts with Russian agents," Priebus, the only Trump team representative to field questions on the Sunday morning show circuit, added during an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press.