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He said-he said: 10 times that Trump has contradicted Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a he said-he said thing.<p>Donald Trump once promised to be "very restrained" on Twitter — "if I use it at all." He thought campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos was an "excellent guy" — until Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. The president backed …

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Can Mueller Make Campaign Finance Charges Against Trump Stick?

<i>This article first appeared on Just Security.</i><p>Recent commentaries and press reports have tended to downgrade the prospects for a special counsel …

Government

Trump's year of chaos: How billionaire president changed the world with lies, sackings and a nuclear button month by month

This weekend marks a very amazing and truly sensational time in history – totally sensational.<p>It’s a year since Donald Trump, took power as …

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Collusion 3.0: Russia and the NRA

Speculation about Russian funding of the organization’s backing of Trump<p>Is there a “three strikes and you’re out” law for political …

Conservative View

One year into Trump's presidency, is the Russia probe what will bring him down?

Donald Trump got to the White House with the intelligence and security agencies in the US playing a significant role in his victory. Now they are the …

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A list of things that happened in the first year of the Trump presidency

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's first year as president defied description. It was a non-stop deluge of headlines — with one eye-popping story swiftly …

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A look back at U.S. President Trump's first year in office

It was a busy year for U.S. President Donald Trump while he served his first 12 months in office. Here's a look back at how the year …

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The truth about the new ‘top secret’ memo Republicans can’t stop talking about

Yes, please, release the memo.<p>House Republicans and right-wing media outlets are up in arms about a classified memo purportedly detailing misconduct …

Liberal View

ICYMI: Here's How The NYT's Latest Russian Collusion Theory Was Ripped Apart

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Conservative View

Another key Trump campaign official is stonewalling the House Intelligence Committee amid the Trump-Russia investigation

• <b>Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, but refused to answer questions about events that took place during the campaign and his conversations with President Donald Trump since then.</b>• <b><br>Lewandowski is the latest official to</b> …

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The boss, the boyfriend and the FBI: the Italian woman in the eye of the Trump-Russia inquiry

Simona Mangiante, the girlfriend of ex-Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, also worked for a mysterious Russia-linked Maltese professor. No wonder Robert Mueller’s investigation came knocking<p>Simona Mangiante never expected that a flirtation that began on LinkedIn would lead to a subpoena to …

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Fiancée of guilty aide rebuts Trump: Mueller probe not a witch hunt

In a rare and candid interview, the fiancée of guilty Trump aide George Papadopoulos speaks with Ari Melber on her “intimidating” interview with …

Politics

AP FACT CHECK: Trump presidency creates an alternate reality

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all his errant swings at the facts, President Donald Trump sometimes gets it just right.<p>"There's been no first year like this," he told a Florida rally last month.<p>Were truer words ever spoken?<p>This Department of Corrections has certainly never seen a first year like this. …

U.S. Politics

Why Is Trump’s Lawyer Still Pretending That the Mueller Probe Is Almost Over?

A few weeks after he was hired to manage the White House response to the Russia probes, attorney Ty Cobb claimed that Special Counsel Robert …

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This Defense Of FBI’s Handling Of The Steele Dossier Is One Of The Weakest Yet

It’s not terribly impressive to destroy a straw man. It’s even less impressive when you attack a straw man and fail to destroy it.That’s what David …

Russia

Bannon has agreed to answer Mueller’s questions. Here’s what Mueller wants to know.

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>A source close to former Trump strategist Stephen K. Bannon tells NBC News that Bannon will answer “any questions” that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III wants to ask. Or, as a Bannon source put it to the Daily Beast, Mueller “will hear everything Bannon has to say.”<p>Bannon, of …

Opinion

FBI Investigating Millions Of "Mishandled" Dollars Funneled From Australian Govt To Clinton Foundation

The FBI has asked retired Australian policeman-turned investigative journalist, Michael Smith, to provide information he has gathered detailing</b> …

Corruption

3 more months of the Mueller investigation? Papadopoulos filing signals it's likely

<b>(CNN) —</b> Robert Mueller's team of special prosecutors and the lawyers for George Papadopoulos delayed on Wednesday an upcoming check-in for the former Trump campaign staffer's case, an indication that the Mueller investigation will stay active until at least springtime and that Papadopoulos may …

U.S. Politics

What would a Trump shutdown look like?

<b><br>On the roster: What would a Trump shutdown look like? - Immigration debate still in the outhouse - Dems may join GOP to roll back Obama bank rules - Gerrymandering fight complicates Pa. battlegrounds - Actually, never mind…</b><p><b>WHAT WOULD A TRUMP SHUTDOWN LOOK LIKE?</b><br>Washington is getting real about the …

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Alexander Downer spies for Five Eyes (Part 1)

<b>Alexander Downer, our man in London, is a renowned political opportunist and business gamester.</b><p>Media reports that he is embarrassed about being …

Keynesian Economics

The truth about the FBI’s Russia probe

“Does this concern you at all?” asks a tart email message from a Trump supporter who wonders why the mainstream media doesn’t take a closer look at allegations that the Justice Department’s investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election has been tainted by bias.<p>It’s a fair question. …

Opinion

How Russia investigators would go after money laundering

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is following the money, but money doesn’t always talk.<p>Though much of the public discussion of the Russia election …

Corruption

REPORT: Fusion GPS Retracts Major Claim About Anti-Trump Dossier

Share:<p>Fusion GPS retracted a significant claim that they made during a closed-door testimony — further damaging the credibility of the anti-Trump …

Fusion GPS

Trump is 'destabilising world' says Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

Russia’s foreign minister said that US President Donald Trump has “further destabilised” the world.<p>Sergey Lavrov opened his annual news conference in …

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Top 12 political moments from Trump's 1st year in office

The political news cycle reached a fever pitch in 2017, largely due to the roller coaster ride that was the first year of the Trump …

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Bannon, Lewandowski to Have Russia Moment Behind Closed Doors

Stephen Bannon and Corey Lewandowski are scheduled to testify in the coming week as the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation of possible …

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37 News Articles Trump and Pence Don't Want You to See

Next week, Donald Trump will issue his own Fake News Awards, going to the “most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media.”<p>Ahead of Trump’s stunt …

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This week in Trump-Russia news: Bannon lawyers up, gets ready to take the hot seat

Steve Bannon — bruised from his breakups with President Donald Trump and <i>Breitbart News</i> — is set to testify next week in a highly-anticipated …

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Week 34: The Dossier Strikes Back

After 'Sneaky Dianne' releases 10 hours of testimony, the salacious report gets a boost of respectability.<p>The Steele Dossier—the sensational opposition-research document that alleged, among other things, that Donald Trump once performed urinary vandalism on a Moscow hotel-room bed—has just …

Politics

Donald Trump’s America is not my America

When the Mueller investigation comes to ask Donald Trump questions, they won’t kick in his door<p>And just when you think America can’t be any more offensive, it offends you even more.<p>I got a call the other day from a close childhood friend who is currently serving time in federal prison. He’s 11 …

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