Christopher Steele

Why is Jared Kushner withholding from Congress key documents about the Russians?

<i>This article first appeared on Just Security.</i><p>The most incendiary part of a stinging letter from Senate Judiciary Committee leaders to Jared Kushner’s …

Chuck Grassley

Was the Trump Campaign Working With WikiLeaks and the Russians to Undermine the Clinton Campaign?

Let’s put two and two together, then add one more item of breaking news from the Senate Judiciary Committee about Jared Kushner, and then speculate a …

Liberal View

Trump-free Friday politics roundup: Nov. 17

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: A congressional staff squeezes a squeeze ball in the shape of the Capitol Dome as she donates blood during a blood drive …

U.S. Politics

The Ex-Spy Behind the Trump-Russia Dossier Left a Clue for Mueller

Christopher Steele told a reporter that one real-estate deal might be key to understanding the collusion case.<p>As federal investigators pour over the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, the work of ex-British spook <b>Christopher Steele</b> continues to loom large. At least part of <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> probe has …

Donald Trump

Judge Andrew Napolitano: The incredible new chapter in the Hillary Clinton chronicles

The Department of Justice will soon commence an investigation to determine whether there should be an investigation (you read that nonsense correctly) of a scandal involving the Clinton Foundation and a company called Uranium One. It appears that FBI decisions made during the time that Hillary …

Opinion

Let's talk about that photo of Al Franken groping a sleeping woman

<i>Good morning. Here's our morning roundup of all the media news you need to know. Want to get this briefing in your inbox every morning? Subscribe</i> …

Donald Trump

The five most interesting claims in the Donald Trump dossier

Credits Win McNamee/Getty ImagesAlt Text Donald Trump surrounded by his cabinet takes a more measured tone than on TwitterThe former MI6 officer who …

Russia

Daily briefing: US tax, Saudi graft deals, magic vending

Jennifer Bissell-Linsk, and<p><b>Sign up to receive FirstFT by email here</b><p>US lawmakers took the first step on Thursday towards advancing tax reform, with a …

Robert Mugabe

Sen. Mark Warner, Who Is Investigating Trump-Russia, Feels Like He’s Living in a Spy Novel

A Q+A with the ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee.<p>Two weeks after the first indictments—and a surprise guilty plea—in special counsel Robert Mueller's probe, the mysteries of Russian election meddling keep piling up. This week, we learned of Twitter messages exchanged during the …

Robert Mueller

In a “First extract from fascinating new @lukeharding1968 book, Collusion, about Trump, Russia and Christopher Steele,” as Julian Borger tweets, Luke Harding explains in The Guardian How Trump walked into Putin’s web. Tweets Robert Mackey, “Interesting background on Christopher Steele here which explains why FBI took his intelligence gathering seriously.” “‘Phony’ dossier? Read this,” says S. V. Date. And Michael ...

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How Trump walked into Putin’s web

The inside story of how a former British spy was hired to investigate Russia’s influence on Trump – and uncovered explosive evidence that Moscow had been cultivating Trump for years. By Luke Harding<p>Moscow, summer 1991. Mikhail Gorbachev is in power. Official relations with the west have softened, …

Russia

'Dossier' author Christopher Steele: Trump's hotel and land deals with Russians 'need' to be examined

• <b>Former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, the author of the explosive Trump-Russia dossier, told The Guardian's Luke Harding last year that Trump's land and hotel deals with Russians "need" to be examined.</b>• <b><br>Steele did not go into further detail, Harding said, but he seemed to be</b> …

Russia

Donald Trump Pee Tape Dossier Author: ‘Why Would I Invent This?’ — Russia Findings Shocked FBI, New Book Says

The author of the private intelligence dossier containing the now-infamous Donald Trump “pee tape” allegations, and detailing extensive and deep ties …

Russia

Christopher Steele believes his dossier on Trump-Russia is 70-90% accurate

The ex-MI6 officer who enjoys a reputation for reliability in US intelligence circles told author Luke Harding FBI contacts greeted his report with ‘shock and horror’<p>The Long Read: how Trump walked into Putin’s web<p>Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer who compiled an explosive …

Russia

Source: Fusion GPS Founder Had Not Verified Dossier Claims When He Briefed Reporters

The founder of Fusion GPS told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that he was upset over former FBI Director James Comey’s decision to …

Hillary Clinton

Federal judge rejects secrecy in legal fight linked to Trump dossier

The House is demanding bank records of Fusion GPS, which commissioned work that led to information on Trump's ties to Russia.<p>A federal judge assigned to a fight between a House committee and the private investigation firm behind the so-called Trump dossier complained Wednesday that too much of the …

Politics

Book: Steele says 70-90 percent of his Trump-Russia dossier is accurate

The former British intelligence officer behind the controversial Trump dossier believes his reports are "70 percent to 90 percent" accurate, …

Russia

Rep. Mark Meadows: A special counsel must investigate the Russia dossier, explain why Obama's FBI was involved

For the past year, as our government has been mired in both an aimless and fruitless investigation into accusations of collusion between the Russian government and the 2016 Trump Presidential campaign, Democrats have insisted that Congress follow where the evidence leads in this investigation.<p>My …

Opinion

Russia Dossier Haunts Trump As Christopher Steele Says It Is 70%-90% Accurate

The Russia dossier has come back to haunt Donald Trump as author Christopher Steele says the dossier is 70%-90% accurate.<p>The Guardian reported, …

Liberal View

Morning mail: Mugabe in detention after Zimbabwe coup

Thursday: 93-year-old held at home in coup sparked by power struggle over his succession. Plus: Socceroos qualify for the World Cup in 3-1 win over Honduras<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 16 November.<p>Top stories<p><b>Robert Mugabe is being</b> …

Grace Mugabe

Ex-spy behind Trump dossier believes it is 70 to 90 percent true

Christopher Steele, the former British spy who authored the controversial dossier alleging Russia possesses compromising information about President …

Russia

Russian billionaire seeking to force testimony of British spy behind Trump dossier

A Russian tech billionaire is asking a U.K. court to compel testimony from a former British intelligence officer who compiled the now-famous dossier …

Canadian News

Brit Spy Who Compiled Trump Dossier Believes It's 70-90 Percent True

Christopher Steele, the former British spy who compiled the now-infamous dossier on then-candidate Donald Trump and his connections to Russia, says …

Russia

House Intel panel interviews co-founder of firm tied to Trump dossier

The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday interviewed Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of the opposition research firm that helped assemble the …

Fusion GPS

Jeff Sessions just threw a wet blanket on President Trump’s Russia dossier conspiracy theory

President Trump is unhappy with Attorney General Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russia investigation — which led to special counsel Robert S. Mueller III. Trump has also criticized the Justice Department's handling of his travel ban, and he clearly has been unhappy with Sessions's …

U.S. Politics

Schiff Rejects Efforts to Dismiss Dossier on Trump

WASHINGTON—The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee rejected Republican efforts to discredit a raw-intelligence document compiled on Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign, saying that its allegations that Russia sought to help elect Mr. Trump “turned out to be true.”<p>In a Wall Street …

U.S. Politics

The Rush to Judgment in the Moore Case

It has the trappings of a partisan hit job.<p>It is hard not to look upon the Roy Moore imbroglio as another well-timed hit-job from a familiar and …

Roy Moore

America’s Righteous Russia-gate Censorship

Exclusive: Arriving behind the anti-Trump “resistance” and the Russia-gate “scandal” is a troubling readiness to silence dissent in the U.S., …

Russia

Was the Real 2016 Election Collusion Between Team Clinton and the Press?

Both Byron York at The Washington Examiner and Kimberley Strassel at the Wall Street Journal have written columns in the last week regarding the …

Donald Trump

The Three Festering Wounds of 2016

Presidential elections come and go. Some cause great wounds that take years, sometimes decades, to heal. Last year’s election caused some deep …

Conservative View