According to a recent POLITICO article about President Donald Trump’s strange meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russia’s U.S. Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, Trump held the meeting in the Oval Office at the behest of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“He chose to receive him because Putin asked him to,” an anonymous White House source told POLITICO. “Putin did specifically ask on the call when they last talked.”
You can read POLITICO‘s entire report on Trump’s bizarre Oval Office meeting on their website.