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Obama national security adviser Susan Rice says Trump-Putin meeting a 'historic mistake'

President Barack Obama's former national security adviser, Susan Rice, on Sunday called President Trump's lengthy one-on-one meeting last week with Russian President Vladimir Putin a "historic mistake."<p>"It was a historic mistake to allow the president of the United States -- not just Donald Trump, …

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Russia Mania Is the Birtherism of the Left

The birther movement that assailed President Obama represents one of the most unsavory themes of American politics over the last decade. The slurs …

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The revenge of the Deep State

John O. Brennan was a Fordham University senior when Jimmy Carter challenged Gerald Ford in the 1976 presidential election. It was, in hindsight, a …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Bad News For U.S., Russian Ministry Of Defense Releases Videos Of Nuclear Weapons That Top Army’s Arsenal

Two weapons may be ready for launch as early as 2020.<p>More bad news for the U.S. today as the Russian Ministry Of Defense releases videos of nuclear …

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Meet Mike Cernovich: Right-Wing Provocateur Who Got James Gunn Fired

“Twitter is just modern day gladiatorial combat,” Mike Cernovich tells TheWrap and warns Hollywood that more is coming<p>Right-wing provocateur Mike …

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Estonia Spy Chief: Network of Operatives Pushing Russian Agenda in West

For the past several months, intelligence and security officials in the U.S. government and private sector have cautiously marveled at the seemingly …

Russia

After Helsinki, the Trump poodle question is begging for an answer

We've finally reached a point where people — and not just people, but even some Republican people — feel the need to go there.<p>You know, there.<p>Not …

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Hillary Clinton Responds To Trump's Tweet About Her Russia Comments & Sets The Record Straight

In a Thursday tweet, President Trump resurfaced an old clip of Hillary Clinton saying she wanted a "strong Russia," and suggested that it was …

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Is President Trump Illegitimate?

Donald Trump never expected to be president. And, we might reasonably surmise, perhaps didn’t really want to be. Think about that as President Trump seeks to remake America’s relationship with the world as dramatically as any president in 70 years.<p>The Greek witch-goddess Circe gave her son a magic …

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After US Prez's Helsinki fiasco, Time Magazine morphs Trump, Putin as one in latest cover

Keeping up with their reputation for designing quirky cover pages, the latest cover of Time magazine featured morphed image of United States …

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Former US Spy Chiefs Blast Trump, Question If He Is Trying To Make "Russia Great Again"

Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images<p>Former CIA Director John Brennan, left, and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.<p>Two former top US …

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Trump's Summit Sows Anger, Confusion. What Else Is New?

President Donald Trump’s refusal to publicly condemn Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election until a wall of bipartisan criticism forced a …

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Volte-face: Trump's Russia policy lets Putin 'punch above his weight'

US President Donald Trump faced a deluge of criticism for siding with Vladimir Putin against his own intelligence agencies on Monday before backtracking. After a week of US diplomatic missteps and reversals, only the Russian leader emerged unscathed.<p>Trump confounded both his backers and his critics …

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Justice Department plans to alert public to foreign operations targeting US democracy

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department plans to alert the public to foreign operations targeting U.S. democracy under a new policy designed to counter …

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Jeff Flake's 'Orwellian' hypocrisy

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., thinks that Donald Trump is an Orwellian president.<p>Thursday, Flake gave a speech in support of a nonbinding Senate …

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Why Trump’s Detractors Cry ‘Treason’

He won’t go along with their efforts to deny the legitimacy of his election. Can you blame him?<p>By<p>Michael Anton<p>President Trump is, as ever, fortunate in his enemies. Whatever one thinks of what he said in Helsinki, the overreaction is helping him plow through yet another media meltdown. Cries of …

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John Brennan, Melting Down and Covering Up

It isn’t a pretty face, but one scarred from a dark past, repackaged now by the frenzy of “resistance.” Accusing Donald Trump recklessly, implying he …

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Tucker: Why Do 'Reckless Partisans' Like John Brennan Still Have Top-Secret Security Clearances?

Tucker Carlson reported Thursday night that former CIA Director John Brennan still has a top-secret government security clearance, according to two sources.<p>He explained that the security clearance gives Brennan the power to view classified government documents, discuss classified topics with …

Security

There was nothing remotely treasonous in Trump's performance with Putin

The over-the-top rhetoric about Monday’s Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki quickly reached the point of complete absurdity — from former CIA director …

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The Future Of The EU In The Wake Of Trump's Betrayal

Trump has become a marionette manipulated by a master puppeteer, Putin. He can no longer be trusted to serve either America's or our allies' …

Geopolitics

Coming To America: Trump Invites Putin To White House

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)<b>President Donald Trump</b> has invited Russian President <b>Vladimir Putin</b> to the White House this fall for a second get-together, …

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Outrage erupts over Trump-Putin ‘conversation’ about letting Russia interrogate ex-U.S. diplomat Michael McFaul

<i>Follow Thursday’s updates here:</i> White House: Trump opposes Putin’s request to interview current and former American officials<p>At this week’s summit in Helsinki, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed what President Trump described as an “incredible offer” — the Kremlin would give special counsel …

Russia

Trump inviting Putin to Washington this fall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump hopes to welcome Russian President Vladimir Putin in Washington this fall, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement Thursday.<p>"President Trump asked (national security adviser John Bolton) to invite President Putin to Washington in the …

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Confronted with Putin's lies, Trump flinches again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Like a boy forced to say "I'm sorry" when he doesn't mean it, President Donald Trump has been sullenly trying to fix the problem he caused in Helsinki, Finland when he embraced Vladimir Putin and disrespected America's intelligence agencies and allies. Most recently he told CBS news anchor …

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Trump’s newest defense of his Russia press conference is a FOX News clip

President Donald Trump continued to try and defend himself today amid the wave of criticism that has followed his press conference with Russian …

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Ex-DNI confirms Trump was briefed on Putin's involvement in 2016 election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper confirmed Thursday that Donald Trump was briefed on US intelligence findings that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered cyberattacks to attempt to sway the 2016 presidential election.<p>Clapper told CNN's "New Day" …

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The 13 scariest reactions to Trump's disastrous Russia summit, ranked

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the 96 hours since President Donald Trump sought to blame both sides for Russia's interference in the 2016 election -- and cast doubt on whether Russia was actually responsible for the meddling at all -- reactions from top congressional leaders and top intelligence officials (former and …

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Trump Has Been Set Up, Framed And Relentlessly Persecuted By The American Intelligence Community

8:17 PM 07/19/2018<p>The frenzied furor and fomented outrage over President Donald Trump’s reluctance to express blind trust for our “intelligence …

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Urgent FBI Investigation Into Russian Interference Delayed Clinton Email Revelations Until Days Before 2016 Election

The most startling explanation from the FBI: It was all about Russia, or more precisely, the bureau’s urgent and then-secret investigation into the …

Government

Obama is 'Responsible' for Mueller Investigation, Clapper Admits

President Barack Obama should be credited with launching “a whole sequence of events” that led to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of …

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