Fiona Hill, a leading expert on Russia who has served as an adviser to three presidents, joined the administration of President Donald Trump in 2017, just a few months after she had protested his campaign at the Women’s March.
She had hoped that her expertise on Russia, as well as her experience serving as a national intelligence officer under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, would be of service in the wake of election interference by the Kremlin.
“I was deeply concerned about what had happened,” Hill told me on this week’s episode of The Interview podcast.
Members of the Trump administration who Hill knew urged her to join. They wanted her to sit down with