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Trump campaign emails show aide’s repeated efforts to set up Russia meetings

August 15, 2017
Carol Leonnig, Tom Hamburger, Rosalind Helderman | The Washington Post
Three days after Donald Trump named his campaign foreign policy team in March 2016, the youngest of the new advisers sent an email to seven campaign officials with the subject line: “Meeting with Russian Leadership - Including Putin.”
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President Donald Trump talks Vladimir Putin, FBI raid of Paul Manafort’s home

August 11, 2017
President Trump's comments from the week are discussed.
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Mueller turns up the heat with unusual search warrant in Russia probe

August 11, 2017
Carrie Johnson | NPR
Federal prosecutors have lots of ways to intensify pressure on the people they're investigating, from early morning FBI raids to leaning on relatives of those under government scrutiny.
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FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort’s home

August 9, 2017
Carol Leonnig, Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman | FBI conducted predawn raid of former Trump campaign chairman Manafort’s home
FBI agents raided the Alexandria home of President Trump’s former campaign chairman late last month, using a search warrant to seize documents and other materials, according to people familiar with the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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Trump's frustration with the Afghan War grows, diplomats respond to leaked Trump transcripts

August 4, 2017
Trump's frustration with the Afghan War grows

Russia probe continues as President Trump turns to issues aimed at rallying his base

August 4, 2017
President Trump turned his attention to issues that rally his conservative base – immigration and affirmative action – after last week’s failure to move forward with health care reform in the Senate. But the president has again found himself in a familiar place: up against the ropes with news about continued Russia probes.

President Trump turns to issues aimed at rallying his base, tensions flare between some Republicans, and Russia probe continues

August 4, 2017
President Trump turned his attention to issues that rally his conservative base – immigration and affirmative action – after last week’s failure to move forward with health care reform in the Senate. But the president has again found himself in a familiar place: up against the ropes with news about continued Russia probes.
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Special Counsel Mueller using grand jury in federal court in Washington as part of Russia investigation

August 4, 2017
Carol Leonnig, Sari Horwitz, Matt Zapotosky | The Washington Post
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III began using a grand jury in federal court in Washington several weeks ago as part of his investigation of possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign, according to two people familiar with the inquiry.
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