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EX CIA Chief: Russians Contacted Trump Campaign

23/05/2017

Former CIA Director John Brennan told the House intelligence committee Tuesday that he warned Russia against meddling in the U.S. presidential election. Testifying to the House Intelligence Committee, Brennan said that on Aug. 4, 2016, he spoke to Alexander Bortnikov, who is the head of Russia’s FSB, and told him that if the Kremlin...
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Trump Asked Intelligence Chiefs To Deny Evidence Of Russia Collusion

22/05/2017

President Donald Trump asked two of the country’s most senior intelligence officials to publicly deny the existence of any evidence linking his presidential campaign with Russian efforts to undermine the American political process, The Washington Post reported on Monday evening. According to the Post, Trump appealed to Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence,...
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Trump Seems To Confirm Israel Was Source Of Intel He Gave Russians

22/05/2017

President Trump on Monday seemed to confirm The New York Times’ report that Israel was the source of classified intelligence he revealed to Russian officials during an Oval Office visit several weeks ago. “I never mentioned the word or the name Israel. Never mentioned during that conversation,” he told reporters during a press availability...
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Congress Told Trump-Russia Probe Now Includes Possible Cover-Up

19/05/2017

Investigators into Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential elections are now also probing whether White House officials have engaged in a cover-up, according to members of Congress who were briefed Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. That avenue of investigation was added in recent weeks after assertions by former FBI Director James Comey...
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MUST SEE Time Magazine Trump-Russia Cover

19/05/2017

Time magazine published an eye-catching cover Thursday aimed at the Trump presidency — this time depicting the White House being overtaken by Russian onion domes. The new cover comes amid the escalating controversy over the Trump administration’s relationship with Russia. And it’s a winking reference to the news earlier this week, when President Donald...
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Report: Russia Probe Reaches Current White House Official

19/05/2017

The ongoing FBI probe into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign has identified a current White House official as “a significant person of interest,” The Washington Post reported Friday. The individual was described by people familiar with the matter as “someone close to the president,” although the sources declined to name names. So...
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Trump To Russians: Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Probe ‘Pressure’

19/05/2017

President Trump reportedly told Russian officials on May 10 in the Oval Office that firing “nut job” ex-FBI Director James Comey relieved “great pressure” on him, according to The New York Times. “I just fired the head of the FBI He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump allegedly said, based on a document...
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Trump Campaign Had 18 Undisclosed Contacts With Russians

18/05/2017

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, along with other advisers to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, were in contact with Russians in at least 18 calls or emails during the last seven months of the election, according to records now under review by the FBI and congressional investigators. Reuters reports that at least six of...
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DOJ appoints ex-FBI Director Robert Mueller to Oversee Russian Probe

17/05/2017

DOJ appoints former FBI director Bob Mueller as special counsel to investigate Trump campaign/Russia ties. DOJ spokesperson says White House’s Counsel’s Office was informed of the appointment of special counsel after the order was signed this afternoon. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE LIVE STREAM   MORE: DOJ appoints former FBI director Robert Mueller as...
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Trevor Noah Rips Trump For Revealing “Highly Classified” Intel To Russians

16/05/2017

Trevor Noah rips Mr. Trump over classified leaked intel to the Russians “So the good news is, Trump listens during intel briefings. And the bad news is, Trump listens during intel briefings.”
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Yates: Russians Had ‘Real Leverage’ Over Flynn [VIDEO]

16/05/2017

Russian officials had “real leverage” over former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told CNN. In a new interview with Anderson Cooper, Yates says Flynn was in a “serious compromise situation,” which led her to inform the White House. Before his dismissal, Flynn lied to Vice President Mike Pence,...
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Trump Admits Passing Intel To Russia After WH Denial

16/05/2017

President Trump appeared to confirm Tuesday that he revealed highly classified intelligence information to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in a meeting last week, as was first reported by The Washington Post on Monday night. “As president, I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled ...
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Trump Revealed Highly Classified Info to Russian Foreign Minister & Ambassador

15/05/2017

According to the Washington Post Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador when he met with them in the oval office last week, a day after firing FBI Director Comey. President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week,...
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Joe: FBI Contacts Say it’s a Criminal Issue with Russia & Trump Knows It

15/05/2017

Morning Joe says FBI pulling the string on Trump There was an interesting panel discussion on Morning Joe that is worth noting. John Heilemann pointed out that Trump had a calculated reason for the firing of FBI Director James Comey. “He knew he was going to take a lot of heat for this,” Heilemann...
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Trump’s Financial Ties to Russian Oligarchs & Mobsters Exposed [DOCUMENTARY]

14/05/2017

Trump’s business partners have included Russian oligarchs and convicted mobsters, which could make the president guilty of criminal racketeering charges. Here is PT 1. CLICK HERE TO WATCH PART 2
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Trump Investigated for Ties to Russian Oligarchs & Mobsters [PT2]

13/05/2017

Donald Trump’s business partners have included Russian oligarchs and convicted mobsters, which could make the president guilty of criminal racketeering charges. That’s one of the eyebrow-raising takeaways from a 45-minute Dutch documentary that aired last week, titled The Dubious Friends of Donald Trump.
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Trump To NBC: Decided To Fire Comey Since Russia Is A ‘Made Up Story’

12/05/2017

President Donald Trump told NBC News’ Lester Holt in an interview aired Thursday night that he thought the Russia investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian officials was a “made up story,” prior to firing FBI Director James Comey. “I was going to fire regardless of recommendation,” Trump said referring to letters...
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Trump Let Only Russian Photographers In Meeting With Russians

11/05/2017

Former intelligence officials have expressed alarm over the White House’s decision to allow a Russian photographer into the Oval Office for President Trump’s meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday. The photographer, who was working for one of Russia’s state-owned news agencies, was allowed into the meeting even as his American counterparts...
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FBI Source: Comey Was Fired Because He Would Not End Russia Investigation

10/05/2017

Multiple FBI insiders say they believe James Comey was fired because he would not end Russia investigation. Comey Had Asked for More Money for FBI’s Russia Investigation. The private accounts of more than 30 officials at the White House, the Justice Department, the FBI and on Capitol Hill, as well as Trump confidants and...
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Comey Asked For Money For Russia Probe Days Before He Was Fired

10/05/2017

Recently fired FBI Director James Comey asked just days ago for a significant increase in money and personnel for a probe into Russian interference in the U.S. election, The New York Times reports. Comey had a meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, during which he asked for the expanded resources. Rosenstein wrote...
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Russian Minister Jokes About Comey Firing [VIDEO]

10/05/2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is reacting sarcastically to questions about President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Lavrov and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were asked during a photo-op whether Comey’s firing cast a shadow over the meeting between the two diplomats. Lavrov said: “Was he fired? You’re kidding. You’re...
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Report: Trump’s Fury Over Russia Probe Led To Comey Firing

10/05/2017

President Trump on Tuesday evening grew angry over the reaction to FBI Director James Comey’s firing, and Politico reports that he made the decision based on his fury about a federal probe into his ties with Russia. Trump had reportedly taken more than a week to make the decision about Comey, and in the...
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Grand Jury Subpoenas Issued in FBI’s Russia Investigation

09/05/2017

Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas to associates of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn seeking business records, as part of the ongoing probe of Russian meddling in last year’s election, according to people familiar with the matter. CNN learned of the subpoenas hours before President Donald Trump fired FBI director James Comey....
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Sally Yates, James Clapper To Testify At Senate Hearing On Trump/Russia

08/05/2017

WATCH THE LIVE EVENT HERE. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper are testifying in front of a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on Monday, and the main topic of discussion is expected to be ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. President Trump fired Yates for declining to...
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Source: At Least 2 Sealed Indictments in Trump Russia Investigation

06/05/2017

At least two sealed indictments are at the Virginia Eastern District Court in the investigation into the Trump campaign as per a reliable source. Joy Ann Reid became the first to refer to Grand Juries possibly summoned in the case of Donald Trump’s team and its collusion with the Russian government. Claude Taylor sources...
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Ex Att. Gen. Sally Yates Expected To Testify On Flynn/Russia Probe

03/05/2017

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates is scheduled to appear at a congressional hearing May 8 on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Yates and James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence will appear at an open hearing of the crime and terrorism subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee. It will...
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WATCH LIVE Comey To Testify On Russia/Trump Investigation

03/05/2017

Donald Trump has attacked the director of the FBI before he gives testimony on a probe into links between the President’s campaign team and Russia. WATCH LIVE Comey To Testify On Russia/Trump Investigation Mr Trump has repeatedly denied the Kremlin played a role in his shock election victory and took to Twitter to launch...
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Colbert Talks Tax Day, North Korea, Russia & The Obamas [VIDEO]

19/04/2017

Colbert started Tuesday monologue talking about Tax Day, or “the day we all release our tax returns to the man who won’t release his,” On April 15, Tax Day, thousands of Americans took to the streets to demand that President Trump cough up his returns. “Lovely idea,” Colbert said, “but the tax march did...
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China, Russia Send Ships To North Korea

17/04/2017

Chinese and Russian spy vessels have been sent to shadow the group of U.S. aircraft carriers that are heading toward North Korean waters, Japanese media outlets reported Monday. The move comes amid escalating tensions surrounding Pyongyang’s nuclear efforts. President Trump has described the vessels as an “armada” and said additional and more powerful submarines...
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Tillerson: Russia Must Choose Between Assad and U.S.

11/04/2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said Russia must soon choose between its relationship with the U.S. or its relationship with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Tillerson, speaking at the Group of 7 conference, said it still is not clear if Russia failed to take its obligations to Syria seriously or just did a...
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