Russia Probe

Trump dropped an explosive hint about Mueller and the Russia investigation

President Donald Trump suggested on Friday night that the Russia investigation being conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller is illegitimate.<p>That's the conclusion Trump floated in a tweet, in which he drew a handful conclusions about the series of events he believes led to Mueller's appointment:<p>…

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Trump fires back on Twitter over Democrats' lawsuit

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday night to fire back at a Democratic Party lawsuit alleging a widespread conspiracy to tilt the 2016 election in his favor.<p>On a night when he was also tweeting about perceived progress on the denuclearization of North Korea, the president had this to …

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Trump defends Cohen following FBI raid, claims the lawyer won’t ‘flip’ on him

"Sorry, I don’t see Michael doing that," he tweeted.<p>President Trump defended his attorney Michael Cohen on Saturday, insisting his longtime …

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Rosenstein tells Trump he is in ‘no jeopardy’, in meeting

Last week, President Donald Trump’s advisers believed he would soon fire the Justice Department official overseeing a Russia investigation he calls a …

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Report: Mueller Team 'Amused' by Rudy Giuliani's Goal to End Russia Probe

Rudy Giuliani said he joined President Donald Trump's personal legal team to bring an end to the Russia probe, but special counsel Robert Mueller's …

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MSNBC panel mocks Giuliani plan to end Mueller investigation in two weeks: Only if it’s a ‘plea bargain’

The legal skills of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani were evaluated — then mocked — by a panel on MSNBC on Saturday. “The former New York …

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Trump uses Comey memos to try to discredit Mueller investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump questioned the basis of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation in a tweet early Saturday morning, alleging that the probe started after former FBI Director James Comey "illegally leaked classified" information.<p>"James Comey illegally leaked classified …

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Treasury Sec. Mnuchin meets with Russian counterpart on sanctions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with his Russian counterpart this week to help clarify questions on recently imposed US sanctions.<p>The US finance chief told reporters on Saturday that he agreed to "accommodate" a meeting request with Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov on Friday, …

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DNC shuns its anti-Trump Kremlin dossier in collusion law suit

The Democratic National Committee’s Russia collusion law suit against the Trump campaign cites a number of press stories, tweets and investigative …

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Ex-CIA Agent: Mueller can’t be swayed to end Russia probe

Description: MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui is joined by former intelligence officers and legal analysts to debate whether the former FBI director’s memos …

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Mueller Investigation

Mike Luckovich received the top honor of his profession when he won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize and 2006 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. The …

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James Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty' book tour in Portland Saturday

Former FBI Directory James Comey is in Portland Saturday for a sold out book tour event at Revolution Hall.<p>Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty', which hit #1 …

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Comey memos fodder for Trump to attack Mueller probe?

The Comey memos released under pressure from House Republicans have made analogies between Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and Watergate pile …

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Comey memos expose major problem in Trump’s story about his night at the Moscow Ritz

Trump told Comey he didn't even spend a night there -- but that's not what his bodyguard testified.<p>Former FBI Director James Comey’s newly released …

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Jeff Sessions to top White House lawyer: If Trump fires Rosenstein, I might leave too

A report suggests Sessions might leave. It could put Mueller’s investigation into even greater jeopardy.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reportedly put the White House on notice: If Rod Rosenstein goes, I might go, too.<p>The Washington Post’s Sari Horwitz, Rosalind S. Helderman, Josh Dawsey, and …

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Trump reportedly said he hasn’t fired Rosenstein or Mueller because they aren’t targeting him. That’s quite the admission.

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>Bloomberg may have buried the lead when it comes to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein telling President Trump he wasn't a target of the Russia investigation. Here's the third paragraph of its much-shared Thursday scoop:<p>After the meeting, Trump told some of his …

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CNN’s Cuomo: Putin’s latest Russian hooker statement is another example of how he humiliates Trump

During a CNN panel discussion on former FBI Director James Comey’s memos that were released Thursday night, CNN host Chris Cuomo pointed to the …

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Trump Lied About Spending the Night In Russia

Former FBI Director James Comey wrote in one of his memos that President Trump claimed that he never spent a night in Russia during the Miss Universe …

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The Comey Memos Won't Derail the Mueller Probe

The release of the documents seems unlikely to harm the current stage of the investigation, but if Congress keeps tipping the special counsel’s hand, that could change.<p>The release of former FBI Director James Comey’s memos detailing his early interactions with Donald Trump are unlikely to harm …

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The DNC just sued Russia and the Trump campaign for 2016 election meddling

The suit alleges a “conspiracy” to interfere with the election. But does it have the goods?<p>The Democratic National Committee has filed a lawsuit against the Russian government, the Trump campaign, and several associated figures, seeking damages for what they allege was a “scheme” to interfere in …

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Comey: Trump said he talked about beauty of hookers with Putin

Former FBI Director James Comey talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's concerns about the Steele dossier's mention of prostitutes, and …

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DNC Sues Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks, Russia Over Election Interference

The Democratic National Committee sued Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks alleging interference in the 2016 election, saying Russia launched a …

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Trump thought May was the first foreign leader to call him. It was Putin.

British Prime Minister Theresa May was supposedly the first foreign leader to call Donald Trump to congratulate him after the inauguration. Except she wasn’t. It was Russian leader Vladimir Putin, according to a Wall Street Journal report, published Friday.<p>Trump only found out about the call five …

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America is fed up with endless probes and investigations: Varney

When Rudi Giuliani joined the president's legal team, he said he would help bring the Mueller investigation to a close, soon. Good. I hope he can do it.<p>Because America is surely fed up with endless probes and investigations. Our country has scandal fatigue. How many of us can really keep track of …

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DNC's suit against the Trump Campaign for conspiracy with Russia doesn't need anything from Mueller

Public reports already exist showing that Trump himself personally conspired with George Papadopoulos to setup a face-to-face meeting with …

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Kremlin spokesman denies that Putin bragged about Russian prostitutes, despite video evidence

He's the Sean Spicer of Russia.<p>Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed the accusation that Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Trump …

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Comey memos reveal Trump was furious Flynn didn’t tell him Putin called

President Trump flipped his lid after ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn delayed telling him about a call from Russian strongman Vladimir …

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BREAKING: DNC sues Trump campaign, alleges conspiracy with Russia to disrupt 2016 election

A dramatic legal move.<p>The Democratic National Committee has filed a law suit against the Trump campaign, Wikileaks, and the Russian government, …

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'The stink of guilt is all over this guy': Rick Wilson nails House GOP for thinking public Comey memos would help Trump

The calls of stupidity aimed at the House Republicans grew louder Thursday evening after they released the memos from former FBI director James Comey.<p>…

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Democrats Sue Trump Campaign, Russian Government, and WikiLeaks

Trump himself is not being sued, though his campaign, his son Don Jr., his son-in-law Jared Kushner, and his associates Paul Manafort, Roger Stone, …

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