Russia probe

Trump’s Son-In-Law To Face Intel Committee About Russia Contacts

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Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is denying that President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, saying in a statement ahead of congressional interviews that he has “nothing to hide.” The 11-page statement provided to The Associated Press by a representative Monday details four contacts with Russians during Trump’s campaign and transition. Kushner plans to […]

Trump Says Don Jr. is “Innocent” Despite Email Scandal

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The US president, Donald Trump, has described the storm over his son’s meeting with a Russian lawyer as “the greatest witch-hunt in political history” and “sad!” In a typically combative tweet, Trump praised Donald Trump Jr and said “my son Donald did a good job last night” when he appeared on Fox News. “He was […]

Three CNN Journalists Resign Over Retracted Trump-Russia Statement

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A retracted Trump-Russia collusion story by CNN’s “ambitious new investigative unit” has resulted in the resignation of three of the networks’ more widely-respected journalists. In a sequence of events that’s proving to be bigger news than the since-deleted story purported to be, on Thursday CNN published what was supposed to be another Russiagate “bombshell.” The […]

President Trump Under Investigation By Mueller For Possible Obstruction Of Justice

President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, according to several reports, citing unidentified officials. Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was […]

President Trump “Considering Terminating” Russia Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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A close friend of Donald Trump’s said the president “is considering perhaps terminating” special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, fueling speculation that has been building in Washington that Trump could intensify the struggle over the Russia investigation. “I think he’s weighing that option,” Christopher Ruddy, the chief executive of Newsmax, a conservative website, told PBS’ […]

Trump’s Son-In-Law Jared Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny In Russia Probe

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The FBI is looking at Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of its investigation into Russia’s influence in the 2016 election, The Washington Post and NBC News reported Thursday evening. Kushner has not been accused of wrongdoing, both outlets noted. Sources told the Post that Kushner has […]

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller Is Now Special Counsel in Russia Probe

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The Justice Department is appointing former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee the growing probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible ties to associates of President Trump. “In my capacity as acting Attorney General, I determined that it is in the public interest for me to exercise my […]

FBI Director James Comey To Address Russia/Trump Administration Ties In Congressional Hearing

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FBI Director James Comey will testify before the House Intelligence Committee today, alongside National Security Agency Director Admiral Michael Rogers, at a hearing about Russian interference in the 2016 election. Comey’s public testimony comes after Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-Rhode Island, confirmed that they gave Comey until this past Wednesday to […]