Tag Archives: Russian Interference in the 2016 Elections

FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort’s home

The FBI reportedly conducted a raid and search of Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort‘s home in connection with the investigation into alleged ties between the campaign team and Russian officials. It is unclear at this time how significant … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Meet the lawyers Robert Mueller has hired for the Russia investigation

As the investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia gains traction, special counsel Robert Mueller has begun quietly assembling a formidable team of top lawyers and investigators. Mueller has so far hired 16 people and intends to bring … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | #JeffSessions discussed Trump campaign matters with Russian ambassador

Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed issues related to the Trump campaign with Russia’s ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, during the 2016 election, current and former US officials told The Washington Post on Friday. The officials’ assessment was based on … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Trump asking advisers about ability to pardon aides, family members & himself

President Trump has asked advisers about “his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with” the Russia probe, the Washington Post reports citing a source familiar with the discussions. Another source said Trump’s lawyers were “discussing … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Trump slams AG Jeff Sessions in NYT Interview

President Donald Trump said he never would have appointed Jeff Sessions as attorney general had he known he’d recuse himself from the Russia investigation, and warned that special counsel Robert Mueller would cross a red line if he expanded the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | ‘A timeline of treason’: Keith Olbermann connect the dots

Raw Story Longtime broadcaster Keith Olbermann’s latest episode of “The Resistance” put recent revelations about Trump campaign collusion with the Russians into chronological order, revealing a “timeline of treason” during the 2016 presidential campaign. “The sheer volume of information in … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Trump had a second undisclosed meeting with Putin at the G20

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin a second time during the G-20 summit earlier this month, a White House official confirmed to NBC News Tuesday. Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a couples-only … Continue reading

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