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News Trump Miraculously Won Wisconsin, Then a Suspicious $1 Million Money Trail Surfaces

Trump Miraculously Won Wisconsin, Then a Suspicious $1 Million Money Trail Surfaces

By pmorgan Published on September 29, 2017 During Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with the Russians at Trump Tower, there was a discussion of unspecified “donations” from Russia to the Republican National Committee. This came to light after it had been discovered that Paul Manafort had taken notes from the Trump Jr./Russia meeting that suggested this …

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Federal US intel chiefs unanimous that Russia is targeting 2018 elections

US intel chiefs unanimous that Russia is targeting 2018 elections

By Jeremy Herb, CNN Updated 8:53 PM ET, Tue February 13, 2018 Intel chiefs: Russia targeting 2018 elections 02:14 (CNN)Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Tuesday “there should be no doubt” that Russia sees the 2018 US elections as a target. Coats and the other top national security officials told the Senate Intelligence Committee …

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News George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 U.S. election

George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 U.S. election

President George W. Bush speaks at a forum on Oct. 19, 2017. (Seth Wenig) President George W. Bush said Thursday that “there’s pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled” in the 2016 American presidential election, forcefully rebutting fellow Republican President Trump’s denials of Moscow trying to affect the vote. While never mentioning President Trump by …

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News Mueller reportedly investigating whether Russia funneled money through the NRA to elect Trump

Mueller reportedly investigating whether Russia funneled money through the NRA to elect Trump

McClatchy report says Robert Mueller’s investigation examining whether Kremlin funneled 2016 election funds through the gun group. Josh Israel Jan 18, 2018, 9:15 am Deputy governor of the Russian central bank, Alexander Torshin, at a 2016 National Rifle Association event. CREDIT: Screenshot of Torshin’s tweet Robert Mueller’s investigation is probing whether a key Kremlin figure …

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Federal Trump once said he was ‘100 percent’ willing to talk to Mueller. Now he’s not so sure.

Trump once said he was ‘100 percent’ willing to talk to Mueller. Now he’s not so sure.

During a news conference on Wednesday, Trump indicated he may not be willing to talk after all. Aaron Rupar Jan 10, 2018, 4:13 pm During a joint news conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Wednesday, President Trump dodged a question about whether he’d be open to sitting down for an interview with Special …

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Federal Trump’s lawyer wants second special counsel to probe investigators

Trump’s lawyer wants second special counsel to probe investigators

By Mallory Shelbourne – 12/12/17 08:06 AM EST President Trump’s legal team said Tuesday it would like a new special counsel to be appointed to probe individuals investigating Russian election meddling. “The Department of Justice and FBI can not ignore the multiple problems that have been created by these obvious conflicts of interests. These new …

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News Kushner, McFarland talked to Flynn about Russia

Kushner, McFarland talked to Flynn about Russia

Three sources with knowledge of the situation say top White House aide Jared Kushner was the “very senior” official who spoke with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Dec. 22 about the pending UN Security Council debate vote on Israeli settlements, CBS News’ Major Garrett reports. Three sources with knowledge of the situation tell …

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News Mueller subpoenaed Trump campaign for Russia documents: report

Mueller subpoenaed Trump campaign for Russia documents: report

Mueller subpoenaed Trump campaign for Russia documents: report By Brandon Carter – 11/16/17 07:01 PM EST 829 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators have issued a subpoena to President Trump’s election campaign for documents related to Russia, according to a new report. The Wall Street Journal reports that Mueller’s team issued the subpoena in mid-October, requesting documents …

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Federal Mueller Probe Has ‘Red-Hot’ Focus on Social Media, Officials Say

Mueller Probe Has ‘Red-Hot’ Focus on Social Media, Officials Say

ByChris Strohm September 13, 2017, 1:02 PM EDT September 13, 2017, 3:17 PM EDT Facebook officials likely to face Congress, key lawmaker says Russia still ramping up cyber espionage: intelligence chief Mueller Probe Said to Focus on Social Media Russia’s effort to influence U.S. voters through Facebook and other social media is a “red-hot” focus …

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Federal Mueller gives White House names of 6 aides he expects to question in Russia probe

Mueller gives White House names of 6 aides he expects to question in Russia probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a closed-door meeting in June with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russian meddling in the election. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) By Carol D. Leonnig, Rosalind S. Helderman and Ashley Parker September 8 at 3:27 PM Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has alerted the White House that his …

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