Trump Performance at Press Conference with Putin Draws Harsh Criticism

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Helsinki, Finland, yesterday for the first ever summit between the two leaders. The men discussed a variety of issues including nuclear proliferation, energy and the Syrian Civil War. “I have just concluded a meeting with President Putin on a wide range of critical issues for both […]

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U.S. Justice Department Indicts 12 Russian Military Officers for Election Interference

The U.S. Department of Justice has indicted twelve Russians for interfering in the 2016 presidential election. The charges were announced by Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein Friday in Washington, D.C. The twelve individuals identified in the indictment were all officers in Russian security services. They worked for the Russian military intelligence services, the Main Intelligence Directorate […]

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Mueller Accuses Manafort of Witness Tampering, Wants Him Sent to Jail

Paul Manafort has been indicted once again by a federal grand jury in Washington D.C. on charges of fraud and money laundering. The new indictment also included charges of obstruction of justice. The indictments were brought by special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team and is the latest superseding indictment to be handed down against President […]

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President’s Team Struggles to Explain Contradiction on Trump Tower Meeting Response

The President’s legal team, as well as White House staff, are struggling to explain an apparent contradiction in statements made about the President’s involvement in response to questions about a meeting Donald Trump Jr. had with individuals connected to the Russian government. In June 2016 a friend of the Trump family emailed the President’s son […]

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Talk of President Pardoning Himself Draws Pushback

Discussion of President Trump pardoning himself for wrongdoing that may come out of the Russia investigation drew criticism from Republicans. Many said the President’s pardoning himself would lead to political turmoil, possibly even impeachment. Former New York City Mayor and early Trump supporter Rudy Giuliani was asked yesterday during an appearance on ABC’s This Week […]

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President’s Letter to Mueller: We Did Not Obstruct

President Trump’s legal team, in a letter written to special counsel Robert Mueller, said the President did not obstruct justice in the ongoing Russia probe. The letter says one of the reasons the President cannot be found to have obstructed justice is the fact that as President, Mr. Trump has the authority to end any […]

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Facebook and Twitter Announce Stricter Rules for Political Ads

Facebook and Twitter have announced new measures aimed at combating efforts by foreign sources to interfere in U.S. elections. The moves target the kind of efforts used by Russian-linked agents in the 2016 presidential election and largely aim to increase transparency around political ads and the people that pay for them. All political and issue […]

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