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September 30, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. sought to punish Russia on Monday for interfering with the November 2018 midterm elections by placing the yacht and private planes of a Russian financier on an international sanctions list along with employees of the Internet Research...
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September 05, 2019 - 1:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort filed court papers seeking the dismissal of his New York mortgage fraud case, arguing that the charges brought in the wake of his federal convictions amount to double jeopardy. The state case involves some of the same...
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June 28, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By BEN NADLER Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference. Carter made the comments during a discussion on human rights at a resort in Leesburg,...
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June 13, 2019 - 1:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House's two top Republicans are avoiding directly addressing whether it was appropriate for President Donald Trump to say he'd listen to damaging information from a foreign entity about a political opponent. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and No. 2 GOP leader Steve...
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September 12, 2018 - 1:55 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday authorizing sanctions against foreigners who meddle in U.S. elections, a move that counters critics who claim he has not taking election security seriously enough. The executive order...
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September 05, 2018 - 11:51 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK and BARBARA ORTUTAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives, defending their companies on Capitol Hill, said Wednesday they are aggressively trying to root out foreign interests seeking to sow divisions in American democracy as the November...
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dreamstime
August 31, 2018 - 11:25 am
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump "over a barrel" during the 2016 presidential campaign. That's what lawmakers were told this week by a senior Justice Department lawyer during a private interview. The official, Bruce...
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National security adviser John Bolton speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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August 02, 2018 - 3:13 pm
By ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed a "vast, government-wide effort" to protect American elections after Russian attempts to interfere in 2016, the White House said Thursday. Responding to bipartisan criticism that it has no clear national...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, computer mouse pads with Secure the Vote logo on them are seen on a vendor's table at a convention of state secretaries of state in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
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August 01, 2018 - 3:21 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As alarms blare about Russian interference in U.S. elections, the Trump administration is facing criticism that it has no clear national strategy to protect the country during the upcoming midterms and beyond. Both Republicans and Democrats have...
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dreamstime
May 09, 2018 - 2:43 pm
CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - A Russian company charged as part of a conspiracy to meddle in the 2016 presidential election has pleaded not guilty in federal court in Washington. The plea was the first by any of the Russian defendants charged by special counsel Robert Mueller's team...
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