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Intelligence firm: House panel's subpoenas 'clear abuse of power'

October 17, 2017
Manu Raju, Kara Scannell, Jeremy Herb | CNN
The intelligence firm that produced the dossier of memos alleging Russian efforts to aid Donald Trump's presidential campaign is objecting to subpoenas sent by the chairman of the House intelligence committee calling them a "clear abuse of power."
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Atkins: Rex Tillerson dismissive of ‘moron’ comment

October 5, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s dismissal of a news report that he called President Trump a “moron” and was close to resigning did little to dispel concerns about reported tensions between the two, amid crucial foreign policy issues such as recertification of the Iran nuclear deal and the perpetual North Korean threat.
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Between the lines on Tillerson

October 5, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
After NBC News reported that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had to be talked out of resigning and had called President Trump a "moron," the administration pushback has been superficially unified: Trump, Tillerson, and Vice President Mike Pence all described the story as false. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders followed up by telling reporters that Tillerson still enjoyed the confidence of the president.
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White House Considers Tougher Rules as Part of Immigration Overhaul

September 27, 2017
Yamiche Alcindor | The New York Times
White House officials are circulating a set of hard-line immigration proposals — including the hiring of 10,000 new immigration enforcement agents — to House Republicans alarmed by President Trump’s pledge to protect around 800,000 so-called Dreamers.
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Facebook to share Russian ads info with Congress

September 22, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Facebook announced today it will share sales information on Russian ads with Congress.
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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

September 21, 2017
Carol Leonnig, Tom Hamburger, Rosalind Helderman, Adam Entous | The Washington Post
Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions.
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Senate cancels meeting with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

September 20, 2017
Carol Lee, Ken Dilanian, Mike Memoli | NBC News
Senate investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election canceled an interview on Tuesday with longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen because they believe Cohen broke an agreement by speaking with the media.
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Trump legal team reflects their chaotic client

September 19, 2017
Joan Biskupic | CNN
Ty Cobb and other lawyers were supposed to impose discipline on an unruly White House as it confronted the investigation into President Donald Trump's possible collusion with Russians in the 2016 election. It appears the opposite has happened.
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