The Russia Probe

By Axios | We've got the latest updates on Robert Mueller's probe into the extent of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

GOP committee heads don't want to investigate Trump's finances

Six Republican leaders of congressional committees with a stake in the Russia investigation told CNN that they have no intention of investigating the …

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Trump says he's "looking forward" to Mueller interview

President Trump told reporters Wednesday that he'd "love to" speak to Special Counsel Robert Mueller under oath, and that he's "looking forward" to …

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Trump's "everyone's dirty" strategy

We're getting a vivid preview of how President Trump and his conservative allies will likely fight Robert Mueller if he accuses POTUS of obstructing …

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Trump Jr. corresponded with WikiLeaks ahead of election

WikiLeaks sent Donald Trump Jr. a series of Twitter direct messages between September of last year and this past summer, with the president's son …

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Justice Dept. addresses possibility of probes involving Clinton in letter

Jeff Sessions' Justice Department has given the strongest hint yet that it may be turning a harsher spotlight on the sale of Uranium One and "alleged …

Trump: Putin is "very insulted" by accusations of election meddling

President Trump on Air Force One, when asked by reporters on Air Force One whether he spoke with Vladimir Putin about Russian efforts to interfere in …

Report: Mueller probing alleged Flynn deal with Turkey

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's alleged plan to forcibly extradite a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania is now a part of Special …

Trump has flipped America's partisan views on Russia

The partisan gap in Americans' concerns about U.S.-Russian relations has widened — and flipped — since President Trump was elected last year, per a …

"Low-level volunteer" Papadopoulos met with British diplomat

George Papadopoulos, the former Trump campaign foreign policy advisor who pleaded guilty to lying about his contacts with Russians, met with a …

Gag order issued in Manafort, Gates case

U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson issued a gag order Wednesday to discourage lawyers, defendants, and witnesses from making statements to …

What Trump's former staffers are doing after the White House

Reince Priebus, Steve Bannon, Sean Spicer, and Michael Flynn are just a few of the many people who have left the White House since President Trump …

Corey Lewandowski walks back denials on Russia claims

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is taking back his previous denials about knowing Carter Page intended to visit Russia. As …

Senate's Russia probe wants to be done by February

"Can we interview everybody who's on the deck by the end of the year? I think so... It's aggressive, but I think it can be done. Can we then turn …

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Recording from unsealed Papadopoulos hearing goes public

This July, when prosecutors from Special Counsel Bob Mueller's team arrested George Papadopoulos, who later pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, at …

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One of Trump's closest aides drawn into Russia probes

The N.Y. Times' Maggie Haberman once called longtime aide Keith Schiller "the ultimate emotional binky for Trump." Why it matters: Schiller's …

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Evidence of bots in the Virginia gubernatorial race

There is evidence that social media bots helped stir online activity around a controversial ad against Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed …

Top Trump campaign officials knew of Carter Page Russia trip

Carter Page's 6.5 hours of testimony before the House Intelligence Committee last week revealed that senior members of Donald Trump's campaign knew …

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Tech and Congress did themselves no favors in hearings

Many people who followed last week's Russia hearings with Google, Facebook and Twitter thought both sides came out worse for it, losing confidence in …

Flynn could be Mueller's next target

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team has sufficient evidence to bring charges against former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, and …

First indictments often don't touch the core of an investigation

The first indictments are out in Special Counsel Bob Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and potential collusion …

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McConnell: Tech giants should help us retaliate against Russia

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told MSNBC's Hugh Hewitt that he's wary about regulating political advertisements on social media. McConnell …

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Manafort offers $12 million in assets to avoid house arrest

Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to limit travel to New York, Washington, and Florida, as well as $12 million in real estate and …

Mueller prepares for pushback after early wins

Robert Mueller's special counsel team is "bracing for an array of challenges to its authority," per Politico, as the Russia investigation heats up …

Clinton campaign manager says he didn't know about Trump dossier

Robby Mook, former manager of Hillary Clinton's campaign, told Anderson Cooper on Friday that he "didn't know that we were paying the contractor" who …

Trump: "I am truly not involved in any form of collusion with Russia"

President Trump's response to Sharyl Atkisson's question on whether he'd ever try to remove special Russia probe counsel Robert Mueller: "Well I hope …

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Trump again calls out Justice Department on Hillary Clinton

En route to board Air Force One ahead of his 10-day Asia tour, President Trump doubled down on his morning tweets when talking to reporters.s. "A lot …

Carter Page testified for 6.5 hours for House Intel probe

Carter Page, the former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's campaign who has come under scrutiny for past contacts with Russian operatives, …

Trump: "I'm very unhappy" Justice Dept. isn't going after Clinton

President Trump was asked about his campaign pledge to lock Hillary Clinton up in an interview with conservative radio host Larry O'Connor on …

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Russian Facebook pages organized rival pro and anti-Islam rallies

Two Russian-sponsored Facebook pages organized two rallies — one to "Stop Islamification of Texas" and the other to "Save Islamic Knowledge" — in …

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