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President Trump admitted yesterday (June 22nd) that there are no recordings of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. Days after firing Comey in early May, Trump tweeted, Comey has since testified before Congress that Trump had asked for his loyalty in private conversation and for him to back off the investigation into […]

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According to NBC News, The Justice Department unexpectedly announced yesterday (May 17th) that former FBI Director Robert Mueller had been appointed as a special counsel to lead an investigation into possible ties between Russian interference in the presidential election and Donald Trump‘s campaign. In addition to investigating, Mueller will also have the authority to prosecute […]

California Representative Maxine Waters is refusing to be duped into accepting Donald Trump’s behavior as normal for a president. When she appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, she told the hosts why she doesn’t come out for any ceremonial political gatherings surrounding the current president. “I don’t honor him. I don’t respect this president. […]

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The chiefs of the FBI and the NSA will testify before Congress today about allegations that the Russians meddled in the 2016 U.S. elections. They are expected to be grilled on whether the Russians did so with help from some members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle. The testimony by FBI Director James Comey and […]

The Washington Post reported yesterday (March 1st) that, Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke twice with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. last year during the presidential campaign, while, then a senator, he was a supporter of and adviser to Donald Trump‘s campaign. The report led to calls from Democratic members of Congress for Sessions to recuse […]

Phone calls intercepted by American intelligence show that campaign staffers and other associates of President Donald Drumpf had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials during last year’s presidential campaign, according to a report published by The New York Times last night. The call logs and intercepted communications are now included in a large trove of […]

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Media reports yesterday (January 10th) said that President-elect Donald Trump and President Obama were both briefed by top intelligence officials last week about a still-unsubstantiated report that Russia has compromising personal and financial information about Trump. A summary of the allegations was separate from the classified assessment they were also given about Russia’s attempts to influence the presidential election. […]

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According to reports, The U.S. imposed a sweeping set of punishments, including sanctions, against Russia on Thursday (December 29th) that target the country’s spy agencies and diplomats in response to its interference in the presidential election. The Obama administration acted after U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Russia hacked emails of Democratic Party officials and Hillary Clinton campaign […]

POTUS' administration ordered 35 Russian diplomats to leave the country and forced two Russian compounds to be closed.

Obama says the hacks brought attention to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal and issues within the Democratic National Committee.

Here’s more info on Russia interfering with the election.  According to NBC News, U.S. intelligence officials now believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally directed the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News. According to the report, the intelligence officials have concluded that the Russian […]

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According to ABC News, President-elect Donald Trump yesterday (December 11th) dismissed a recent CIA conclusion reached with “high confidence” that Russian hacking carried out during the presidential election was intended to influence it to help his campaign, calling it “ridiculous” during a Fox New Sunday interview. He charged, “I think the Democrats are putting it […]