FILE – In this Dec. 5, 2016 file photo, Jill Stein, the presidential Green Party candidate, speaks at a news conference in front of Trump Tower in New York. Jill Stein says she’s cooperating with a Senate intelligence committee probe into Russian interference in the election. Stein ran against President Donald Trump as a member of the Green Party. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
December 23, 2017
Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein avoids answering a question, regarding her 2015 meeting with high ranking Russian officials in Moscow.
The meeting included Russian President Vladimir Putin, and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who recently pleaded guilty for lying to the FBI about his Russian connections.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center right, with retired U.S. Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, center left, and former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein, front right, attend a 2015 dinner in Moscow. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin/Pool/AP)
This comes after the Senate Intelligence Committee asked Stein to provide related documents, as part of its Russia probe.
Stein maintains her discussions with Russian officials were solely about environmental issues and international peace.