Tag Archives: RussiaGate

#SenateIntelHearing | Jeff Sessions Testimony

A new report says Attorney General Jeff Sessions will double down on a Department of Justice claim that former FBI Director James Comey misrepresented an interaction between the two during sworn testimony last week. Jonathan Swan at the news website … Continue reading

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#SenateIntelHearing | James Comey Testimony

President Trump demanded “loyalty” from former FBI Director James B. Comey and asked him to drop at least part of the bureau’s investigation of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, Comey plans to testify to Congress Thursday. In a prepared … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Susan Rice on Putin’s denials of election interference: ‘Frankly, he’s lying’

Susan Rice, former President Obama’s national security adviser, on Sunday dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denials that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. “Frankly, he’s lying,” Rice said on ABC’s “This Week.” “The reality is — as all … Continue reading

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James Comey plans to testify Trump pressured him to end Russia probe

(CNN)Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide’s ties to Russia, a … Continue reading

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House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz won’t seek reelection

Rep. Jason Chaffetz will not seek re-election in 2018, two sources who have been informed of his decision told BuzzFeed on Wednesday morning. Chaffetz later confirmed in a statement on Facebook that he will “will not be a candidate for … Continue reading

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