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Jeff Katz
May 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claimed during a House panel hearing Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s strategy to resolve the Syrian conflict is taking “cues” from Russia, Turkey, and Israel, without acknowledging that the three countries stand on opposing sides of the issue. During a House Foreign...
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May 17, 2019 - 4:05 pm
By LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday that his panel will vote on "enforcement action" against Attorney General William Barr or the Justice Department next week, yet another escalation in the...
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Jeff Katz
May 16, 2019 - 3:24 pm
Former U.S. Attorney General Joe diGenova expressed optimism that “some of the people responsible” for using federal intelligence assets to surveil and subvert Donald Trump — as a presidential candidate and as president — “are going to go to prison,” offering his remarks in a Wednesday interview on...
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Jeff Katz
May 14, 2019 - 11:13 am
Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawful and appropriate." John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, will conduct the investigation...
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Korean News Service via Associated Press
May 10, 2019 - 9:54 am
By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — The three new missiles North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has tested over the past week are eerily familiar to military experts: They look just like a controversial and widely copied missile the Russian military has deployed to Syria and has been actively...
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Jeff Katz
May 10, 2019 - 9:11 am
Hardball host Chris Matthews was in rare form (well, maybe not that rare) Thursday as he continued to harp on Trump-Russian collusion - which is nothing new. But Matthews added a new twist, decrying Trump supporters pushing back on a Senate subpoena for Donald Trump Jr. as “gangster talk” by “thugs...
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May 08, 2019 - 5:44 pm
By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony. That's according to a person familiar with the subpoena who discussed it on condition of anonymity. The committee...
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May 06, 2019 - 8:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the deadly plane fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Russian media have quoted the pilot of the airliner that burst into flames during an emergency landing in Moscow as saying the plane was without radio communications because of a...
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April 26, 2019 - 3:14 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL and CHAD DAY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency Friday as she awaited sentencing on charges of being a secret agent for Russia. She cast herself as an innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. But a federal judge...
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Jared Kushner, Senior Adviser to President Donald Trump, speaks during the TIME 100 Summit, in New York, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
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April 23, 2019 - 1:20 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, is downplaying Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. Kushner, one of the most influential voices in the White House, minimized Russia's involvement by...
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