According to The New York Times presidential frontrunner Donald Trump met with the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, Richard Haass, last August.

Haass spokesman Iva Zoric released a statement on the meeting after Trump praised Haass on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

“I respect Richard Haass, who’s on your show a lot,” Mr. Trump said. “And I like him a lot. I have a few people that I really like and respect.”

Other candidates held briefings with Haass and the CFR, including Senator Marco Rubio, Jim Webb, Hillary Clinton, Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Gov. John Kasich of Ohio and Jeb Bush.

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