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June 06, 2018 - 11:36 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan is agreeing with another senior House Republican who says there's no evidence that the FBI planted a "spy" in President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign. The comments contradict Trump, who has insisted the agency...
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June 04, 2018 - 12:48 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted his presidential power and escalated his efforts to discredit the special counsel Russia probe Monday, declaring he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself and attacking the investigation...
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May 31, 2018 - 10:59 am
By ASHLEY THOMAS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he didn't fire FBI Director James Comey over the Russia investigation, despite previously citing that as the reason. His lawyer, meanwhile, blasted federal investigators as "a lynching mob" the Trump...
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May 27, 2018 - 6:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling,...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:39 pm
By DESMOND BUTLER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declined to say Tuesday whether he has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, escalating pressure on the Justice Department as his White House negotiated rare access to classified documents for...
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May 18, 2018 - 11:02 am
By ANNE FLAHERTY and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney said Friday the special counsel in the Russia probe has narrowed the scope of potential questions for the president, even as Trump advanced an unverified theory that the Justice Department...
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May 17, 2018 - 1:09 pm
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lent credence Thursday to reports that FBI informants had infiltrated his presidential campaign, saying that "if so, this is bigger than Watergate!" Trump's comments came on the anniversary of Robert Mueller's...
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May 17, 2018 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani says the president still wants to testify in the Russia probe, but says he is "pretty comfortable" that special counsel Robert Mueller's team could not subpoena him in the investigation. Speaking on "Fox and Friends" Thursday morning...
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May 06, 2018 - 9:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new attorney won't rule out the possibility that the president would assert his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in the swirling Russia investigation. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says, "How could I ever be confident of that."...
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May 02, 2018 - 4:49 pm
By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing critical decisions in the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump has hired Emmet Flood, a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process. The White House announced the hiring not long after...
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