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Trump National Security Adviser Called Russian Envoy Day Before Sanctions Were Imposed

January 14, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Christopher Drew, Nicholas Fandos, Jeremy Peters | The New York Times
The national security adviser appointed by President-elect Donald J. Trump called a Russian envoy the day before sanctions were imposed on Russia for meddling in the election.

Trump answers questions about ties to Russia one week before inauguration

January 13, 2017
President-elect Trump's praise of Putin has cast a cloud over his transition.
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Trump's Honeymoon Over Before It Starts

January 13, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump will move into the White House bolstered by less public support and goodwill than his recent predecessors enjoyed.
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Trump confronts firestorm over Russia allegations

January 11, 2017
Eli Stokols, Shane Goldmacher, Josh Dawsey, Michael Crowley | POLITICO
The president-elect lashes out at what he calls a 'fake news' campaign against him. 'Are we living in Nazi Germany?' he tweeted.
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The bombshell report that Russia can blackmail Trump, explained

January 11, 2017
Yochi Dreazen | Vox
Here's what we know about CNN’s bombshell report that US intelligence agencies believe Russia has “compromising personal and financial information” on Donald Trump.
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Putin Ordered ‘Influence Campaign’ Aimed at U.S. Election, Report Says

January 7, 2017
David Sanger | The New York Times
American intelligence officials have concluded that the president of Russia, Vladimir V. Putin, personally “ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election,” and turned from seeking to “denigrate” Hillary Clinton to developing “a clear preference for President-elect Trump.”
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Packed confirmation hearing schedule, Russia's misinformation campaign and Trump's remaining 600+ vacancies

January 6, 2017
President-elect Trump still has over 600 nominees announce with less than two weeks until inauguration.
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