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How long will Mueller's investigation go on?

<b>(CNN) —</b> With the recent criminal indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents, the special counsel's office made clear it has a treasure trove of information for its investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. What's less obvious is how long Robert Mueller will …

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Trump Threatens Iran on Twitter, Warning of Dire ‘Consequences’

President Trump threatened Iran late Sunday, warning of severe “consequences,” as rhetoric between the two countries’ presidents escalated dramatically.<p>Mr. Trump, in an all-caps message on Twitter addressed to President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, wrote that the country would face “CONSEQUENCES THE …

Politics

Risks pile up for Trump as Manafort heads to trial

The president's former campaign chairman is set to be the first to go before a jury in the Mueller investigation.<p>The first trial prosecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller will offer the clearest public view yet of what his investigators have on President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, …

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The Week in Washington: “Nothing Short of Treasonous”

“Say that again?” Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats asked, incredulous, when Andrea Mitchell of NBC, interviewing him at the Aspen Security Forum, told him that President Trump had just invited Vladimir Putin to visit Washington this fall. “Okay,” Coats deadpanned. “That’s going to be …

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Paul Manafort on trial in Mueller probe charges

President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is scheduled to go on trial July 25, charged with financial crimes. Former U.S. Attorney …

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All The President’s Hacks: Media Fake News Fueled Obama’s Watergate

<i>Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and</i> …

Obama Administration

Start your Monday smart: What's happening this week

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've probably seen those waving Japanese cat figures, right? Take a little trip to Tokyo to learn exactly how -- and why -- these trendy felines were created. And here's what else you need to know to <b>Start Your Week Smart</b>. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to …

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Trump's Putin invite is insidious: Darcy cartoon

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Republicans running for office in the 2018 midterms were given an "October Surprise" in July when President Trump doubled-down on …

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The Glenville Shootout - and the nation's turn away from urban anti-poverty reforms: James D. Robenalt (Opinion)

CLEVELAND -- There are few events that have been as impactful for Cleveland as the shootout between black nationalists and police on July 23, …

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Trump-Russia: FBI believed Carter Page 'collaborated and conspired' with Moscow

The Trump administration has released documents related to the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, as part of an investigation into whether he colluded with Russia to undermine the 2016 US presidential election.<p>A surveillance application filed by the FBI in October 2016, a …

Politics

Kushner Dodges Subpoena, Judge Says Stop Playing “Game”. Game’s Over.

If Trump’s spectacle with Russia needed a sideshow, here it is: Jared Kushner has been dodging a court summons. According to Politico a court filing …

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Leaked Text Messages From Paul Manafort’s Daughters Appear Online, Leading To Debate On How To Cover Them

The leaked text messages have not garnered attention from the media, with some calling it unethical to publish them.<p>Hundreds of thousands of text …

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Is Trump A Traitor?

From Robert Reich Blog<p>Trump False Fake?<br>(Image by pixabay.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki …

Liberal View

Why is Mueller handing off key cases?

Something has been going on with Robert Mueller's investigation of people thought to have played significant roles in the Trump-Russia affair. The …

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Opinion: Putin speaks code. Does Trump understand?

Back when word first leaked that Jared Kushner, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr. had met with a Russian lawyer and others offering dirt on Hillary …

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Trump weighs in on Cohen tapes, and the DNC taps leader for 2020 convention selection

Presented by<p>Driving the Day<p><b>FIRST IN PLAYBOOK: DNC PICKS TEAM FOR 2020 CONVENTION SITE SELECTION:</b> Former DNC CEO Jess O’Connell will be leading the DNC’s 2020 convention site selection process, according to multiple Democratic sources familiar with the effort. Brynne Craig, Lavora Barnes and Jaime …

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Stephen Colbert Finally Staged an Intervention to Try to Get Trump to Resign

Leave it to Stephen Colbert to make his best attempt at an intervention speech urging President Trump to let go of his post as the U.S. head of …

Stephen Colbert

Paul Manafort's filmmaker daughter releases new movie 'Rosy' under a pseudonym

Filmmaker Jessica Manafort — a daughter of Republican political consultant Paul Manafort, who has been indicted following accusations of financial crimes related to his work in Ukraine — released a movie called “Rosy” this week.<p>But you wouldn’t know it from the film’s credits.<p>Instead, Manafort, the …

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Dana Rohrabacher Smells Like Borscht

Hey, remember that hilarious time when Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy got caught on tape joking that LOL, Donald Trump and Congressman Dana Rohrabacher …

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Bill Browder On Putin: ‘He’d Like To Kill Me Like He Killed My Lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky’

The Trump Administration was reportedly considering Putin’s proposal to interrogate Americans in exchange for assistance with the Robert Mueller …

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The Russia Scandal Might Help Trump Get Reelected

If his opponents focus too much on theories of collusion and "kompromat," they'll risk glossing over the real failings of his presidency.<p>Donald Trump has spent most of this week claiming to be uncertain about whether Russian hackers targeted Democrats in 2016, reversing himself in the weakest …

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Trump's former campaign chairman faces federal trial with a hint of a presidential pardon

When Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, goes on trial Wednesday in Virginia on charges of money laundering, tax fraud and other crimes, he may have reason to hope he can avoid prison if he is convicted.<p>Last month, Rudolph W. Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, …

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Exclusive: Lawyers in Manafort trial given potential juror list

Rachel Maddow reports that the judge in the trial for former Donald Trump campaign chair, Paul Manafort, has provided lawyers for both sides with a …

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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 …

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Today in Trump’s America: Trump escapes to his N.J. golf club as uproar over Putin meeting continues

<i>Welcome to Mic’s daily read on Donald Trump’s America. Want to receive this as a daily email in your inbox?</i> <i>Subscribe here</i><i>.</i><p><i>Good morning from</i> <i>Emily</i> …

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Manafort's Mansion, Benz on Tap as Mueller Readies Tax Case – Bloomberg

Manafort's Mansion, Benz on Tap as Mueller Readies Tax Case<p>Manafort's Mansion, Benz on Tap as Mueller Readies Tax Case<p>Manafort's Mansion, Benz on Tap …

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Privacy failings by WhatsApp, Signal and others highlight the need to take back our privacy

Over the past year, conversations around personal data and privacy have been at the forefront of scandals, breaches, and bugs. Loss of trust and …

Privacy

Is Trump Being Manipulated by Putin? This GOP Lawmaker Says YES

July 20, 2018 by Susan Wright<p>Let it be known for the record that I no longer feel President Trump is acting like a Russian asset.<p>Donald Trump <b>is</b> a …

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Week 61: The News Was All Russian and Mueller Made None of It

Trump cuddled with Putin and a Siberian gun lover got cozy with conservatives.<p>From every news tributary and watercourse flowed one story this week that drowned out all others: Its name was Russia.<p>The big gusher remains Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and special counsel …

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LendingClub's new CLO, Capital One vs. Plaid, CEO's backdoor ploy: Top stories of the week

The online lender hires Ronnie Momen from GreenSky as its chief lending officer; aggregators back Capital One in dispute with Plaid; bank CEO who …

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