Tag Archives: 2016 Elections

Tuesday Open Thread | Senate Intel Chairman Richard Burr Is Stalling Russia Investigations

The Senate’s investigation into Russian interference in November’s election seems to be going nowhere fast. From Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff: More than three months after the Senate Intelligence Committee launched its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election — … Continue reading

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Sally Yates will testify on Russia during an open congressional hearing

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by the Trump administration earlier this year for refusing to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries, will testify about Russia during an open congressional hearing … Continue reading

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Breaking News: FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

The shady dealings of Donald Trump associate Carter Page with Russian officials set off significant enough alarm bells in the U.S. intelligence community that the FBI sought and was granted permission from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge to monitor … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | C.I.A. Had Evidence of Russian Effort to Help Trump Earlier Than Believed

From the New York Times: By ERIC LICHTBLAU April 6, 2017 WASHINGTON — The C.I.A. told senior lawmakers in classified briefings last summer that it had information indicating that Russia was working to help elect Donald J. Trump president, a … Continue reading

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Breaking News: House Intel Chair Devin Nunes stepping away from Russia probe

(CNN)House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes announced Thursday he was temporarily stepping aside from leading the investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections. Nunes cited a series of ethics complaints filed against him alleging that he violated terms of discussing … Continue reading

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Senate Intel Committee Hearings on Donald Trump and Russia

(CNN) — The Senate intelligence committee has asked 20 people to be questioned in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the panel’s chairman said Wednesday. “This one is one of the biggest investigations the Hill has … Continue reading

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FBI has information that indicates Trump associates coordinated with the Russians

Washington (CNN) — The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign, US officials told CNN. This is partly what FBI … Continue reading

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