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Trump lawyer Rudolph Giuliani insists they never denied collusion with Russia

Interviewed by CNN's Chris Cuomo, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani all but admits what everyone assumes: that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government in the 2016 presidential election. Rudolph Giuliani: "I never stated there was no collusion between the campaign or people in the campaign." CNN: "Yes you have." Rudolph Giuliani: "I have not. I said there is not a single bit of evidence that the POTUS committed the only crime you could commit here, conspiring with the Russians to ...
Tags: Video, Politics, News, Russia, Cnn, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Rudolph Giuliani, Chris Cuomo Trump, DNC Trump


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
Tags: Florida, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Montana, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Senate, White House, Russia, Defense, Ap, Democrats, Gop, Maine


Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.
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Some in GOP split with White House on Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Ap, Gop


Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.
Tags: White House, Russia, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserts his independence

By ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe. Those comments by William Barr at his Senate confirmation hearing pointedly departed from Trump’s own views an...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Emmet, Bob, Kremlin, Republican, Donald Trump


Trump's AG nominee says Mueller's Russia probe not a witch hunt

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.
Tags: White House, Russia, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Trump s AG


Mueller not ready for Rick Gates sentencing, filing says

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates, a former senior campaign aide to President Donald Trump, will have to wait at least another two months for his sentencing date in the Russia investigation, prosecutors said Tuesday. In a new court filing, special counsel Robert Mueller’s team said they’re not ready for Gates’ sentencing because he is continuing […]
Tags: News, Washington, Russia, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Nation & World Politics, Rick Gates


Trump's AG nominee asserts his independence

President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.
Tags: White House, Russia, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump s AG


Trump's attorney general pick: Robert Mueller is not overseeing a 'witch hunt'

Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general has contradicted the US president by saying Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian election meddling, is not involved in a “witch hunt”.  William Barr, who will oversee the Mueller probe if confirmed to the role, vowed to allow the investigation to be completed during a grilling by US senators on Tuesday.  Mr Barr called Mr Mueller a “friend” and said they had known each other for 30 years after being colleagues at the Justice Depart...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, US, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc, US Senate, Capitol Hill, Bob, Kremlin, North America, Donald Trump, Justice Department


Opinion: A US president had to deny he's a foreign agent

In any other time, with any other president, the spectacle of the commander in chief honking hoarsely on the White House lawn about how "I never worked for Russia," would be the political equivalent of a five-alarm fire. Never in history has an American president been required to answer such serious, credible questions about his loyalties.
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Opinion: A US president actually had to deny he is a foreign agent

In any other time, with any other president, the spectacle of the commander in chief honking hoarsely on the White House lawn about how "I never worked for Russia," would be the political equivalent of a five-alarm fire. Never in history has an American president been required to answer such serious, credible questions about his loyalties.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, US, Stories


A US president actually had to deny he's a foreign agent

In any other time, with any other president, the spectacle of the commander in chief honking hoarsely on the White House lawn about how "I never worked for Russia," would be the political equivalent of a five-alarm fire. Never in history has an American president been required to answer such serious, credible questions about his loyalties.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, US, Stories


A US president actually had to deny he is a foreign agent

In any other time, with any other president, the spectacle of the commander in chief honking hoarsely on the White House lawn about how "I never worked for Russia," would be the political equivalent of a five-alarm fire. Never in history has an American president been required to answer such serious, credible questions about his loyalties.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, US, Stories


Republican Steve King stripped of assignments amid racism backlash – as it happened

Congressman faces growing rebuke over recent commentsTrump denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 1.55am GMT Powering down for the night, thanks for tuning in! Here’s what happened today: 1.35am GMT According to The Daily Beast, the special counsel and NY federal prosecutors are looking into a meeting Trump had in the days before he was inaugurated, for possible evidence that foreigners and donors sought to purchase influence in the adminis...
Tags: Europe, Republicans, White House, Russia, World news, US news, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, US politics, House, US Congress, Kremlin, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Ny


Q&A: What don’t we know about the Russia investigation?

Questions and answers about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the role of Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign.
Tags: News, Russia, Nation, Robert Mueller, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Horrific new details emerge as “gay purge” in Chechnya worsens

LGBTQ activists in Russia say two people have died and dozens more have been detained in what the Associated Press calls a “gay purge” in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
Tags: Death, Politics, Human Rights, Life, Russia, Lifestyle, Terrorism, Crisis, Deaths, Associated Press, Lgbtq, Torture, Homophobia, Chechnya, Ad Friendly, Queerty


What We Know About The 5 Meetings Between Trump And Putin

This weekend brought the remarkable news that President Donald Trump went to extreme lengths to conceal or limit access to information about his in-person meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. As first reported by the Washington Post, Trump has blocked the rest of his administration from receiving briefings about his conversations with Putin, once going so far as to take possession of the notes of the U.S. interpreter present. Details about these unusual, unprecedented actions are re...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, France, Senate, White House, Angela Merkel, Russia, Bloomberg, Syria, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Hillary Clinton


An American president actually had to deny he is a foreign agent

In any other time, with any other president, the spectacle of the commander in chief honking hoarsely on the White House lawn about how "I never worked for Russia," would be the political equivalent of a five-alarm fire, writes Michael D'Antonio. When in history has an American president been required to answer such serious, credible questions about his loyalties?
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GOP Rep Likens FBI Probe Of Trump To A ‘Coup’: ‘Absolutely Disgraceful’

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) seized on a White House talking point — that reports of the FBI investigating whether President Trump was working for Russia prove Trump was right about the deep state — and took it a step further Monday: “that’s almost like a coup.” During an interview with Fox News on Monday, King called news of the probe “absolutely disgraceful.” “From what I’ve seen and heard, if this is true, what the FBI did is absolutely disgraceful,” King said. “They have been investigating the ...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Fbi, United States, New York Times, Fox News, King, Trump, Comey, Peter King R NY, Trump James Comey, Nicole Lafond, GOP Rep Likens FBI


Trump a Russian agent? 'Never,' he says

Standing outside the snow-covered White House on Monday, Donald Trump made an astonishing declaration for a US president: no, he has never been an agent of Russia. "I never worked for Russia," Trump told reporters on the South Lawn. Trump's angry comments sought to bat down a mounting controversy over his alleged ties to the Kremlin, but the fact that he even had to issue such a denial illustrates how far the unprecedented scandal has already gone.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, US, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Trump, South Lawn Trump


Trump: 'I never worked for Russia. It's just a hoax' – live updates

Republican senator said Trump should agree to temporary billPresident denies to reporters he ever worked for MoscowSenate Republicans feel shutdown pressure 6.14pm GMT Neomi Rao, Donald Trump’s nominee to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals, wrote a string of op-eds in and after college where she used inflammatory language to discuss race and gay rights, BuzzFeed reports. Rao described race as a “hot, money-making issue,” affirmative action as the “anointed dragon of liberal excess,” and said we...
Tags: Europe, Republicans, White House, Russia, World news, US news, Fbi, Democrats, US politics, US Congress, Donald Trump, Oj Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, James Comey, Trump, Anthony Scaramucci


President Trump Denies Working for Russia: ‘It’s Just a Hoax’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told reporters that he “never worked for Russia,” responding to reports over the weekend that the FBI opened an investigation into whether he was willingly or unwittingly working on behalf of the regime of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “I never worked for Russia, and you know that answer better than […]
Tags: Politics, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, Fbi, Donald Trump, Trump, President Trump


Trump denies working for Russia, calls past FBI leaders ‘known scoundrels’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday flatly denied that he worked for Russia, and he called FBI officials who launched a counterintelligence investigation to determine whether he did “known scoundrels” and “dirty cops.” Trump’s comments to reporters as he left the White House came in response to reports that an FBI investigation that was […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Russia, Fbi, Donald Trump, Trump, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


'I never worked for Russia': Trump hits out at 'dirty cops' who launched probe after he sacked FBI chief

Donald Trump, the US president, declared on Monday that he has "never" worked for Russia as he hit out at reports that he was investigated by the FBI over alleged ties to the Kremlin.  The US president delivered a definitive rejection of claims that the FBI investigated whether he was acting on Russia's behalf when he sacked James Comey, the bureau's director, in 2017.  It came after he refused to say "no" when asked if he was working for Russia in a Saturday night interview, instead say...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, India, US, Cnn, Fbi, New York Times, House Of Representatives, US Congress, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Baker, James Comey, Trump, Donald J Trump


Conway: NYT Report On FBI Probe Of Trump’s Russia Ties Confirms Deep State

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday said that the New York Times report on an FBI probe into whether President Trump was secretly working with Russia “confirms” Trump’s deep state conspiracy. “It sort of confirms what the President has said all along about some of the rogue actors at the tippy-top of the FBI who are no longer there because they were fired and worse,” she told “Fox and Friends” Monday morning. “Some of them were deemed to be leaking and lying, sexting each other, ...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Fbi, Fox, New York Times, Trump, Conway, Kellyanne Conway, Nicole Lafond


What Dems Should Demand From William Barr On Mueller And DOJ Independence

After nearly two years of an unprecedented frontal assault by President Trump on his own Justice Department, Senate Democrats have an opportunity this week to pin down attorney general nominee William Barr at his confirmation hearing Tuesday on the commitments he will make to protect the special counsel’s Russia probe and the historic independence of the department. “You want to hear the nominee say that the president is not above the law, that credible allegations will receive full review,” ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, US, Fbi, Graham, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, James Comey, Miller, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Whitaker


Trump's weekend: New Russia questions, shutdown irritants

WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn't the weekend that President Donald Trump wanted: largely alone at the White House, irked by a pair of startling Russia headlines and baffled that he's not getting more credit for staying put during the partial government shutdown.
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Trump's weekend: New Russia questions, shutdown irritants

It wasn't the weekend that President Donald Trump wanted: largely alone at the White House, irked by a pair of startling Russia headlines and baffled that he's not getting more credit for staying put during the partial government shutdown.
Tags: White House, Russia, Donald Trump, Trump, New Russia


Trump's weekend: new Russia questions, shutdown irritants

It wasn't the weekend that President Donald Trump wanted: largely alone at the White House, irked by a pair of startling Russia headlines and baffled that he's not getting more credit for staying put during the partial government shutdown.
Tags: White House, Russia, Donald Trump, Trump



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