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Trump briefed on intel report blaming Putin for election meddling and Congress returns to debate Obamacare

January 6, 2017
U.S. intelligence agencies tell the president-elect Russia was behind election-related cyberattacks.
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Top U.S. intelligence official: Russia meddled in election by hacking, spreading of propaganda

January 6, 2017
Ellen Nakashima, Karoun Demirjian, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
The country’s top intelligence official testified to Congress on Thursday that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign went well beyond hacking.
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GOP congressman plans Russia trip to ‘work with the Duma’

January 5, 2017
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican ally of Donald Trump and a longtime enthusiast of Vladimir Putin, is planning to lead a congressional delegation to Russia next month.
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Trump tweet mocks 'intelligence' briefing delay

January 4, 2017
John Harwood | CNBC
President-elect Trump tweets about intelligence briefing on Russian hacking.
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Trump Gets an Opening from Russia, but the Path Is Risky

December 31, 2016
David Sanger, Eric Schmitt, Michael Gordon | The New York Times
President Vladimir V. Putin seems to be counting the days until President Obama leaves office. His decision not to retaliate over the United States’ expulsion of Russian diplomats may offer President-elect Donald J. Trump a diplomatic opening.
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‘The Game Will Go On’ as U.S. Expels Russian Diplomats

December 31, 2016
Mark Mazzetti, Adam Goldman | The New York Times
The spies are not particularly difficult to find. What is difficult is deciding what to do with them.
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McCain at odds with Trump over Russia

December 31, 2016
Manu Raju | CNN
President-elect Donald Trump is getting a taste of what it's like to go up against Senator John McCain -- particularly on issues like Russia and Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin. CNN's Manu Raju reports.

U.S. sanctions Russia for election hacks, Kerry rebukes Israeli settlements and Trump expresses frustration with Obama’s policies

December 30, 2016
The Obama administration retaliates for Russian meddling in the U.S. election.
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