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Questions about Trump’s Russia connections could hinder closer relations

February 16, 2017
Michael Crowley | POLITICO
Political pressure on President Trump to take a hard line could even escalate tensions.
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Inside Andrew Puzder's failed nomination

February 16, 2017
Dan Merica, Manu Raju | CNN
In the end, Andrew Puzder had too much baggage -- both personal and professional -- to be confirmed as President Donald Trump's Cabinet.
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President Trump hit with growing crisis over security adviser

February 15, 2017
Chris Cassidy, Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Growing turmoil over the forced resignation of Michael Flynn and a looming Congressional investigation have shifted the focus squarely onto President Trump.
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Republicans call for leak investigation after Flynn fallout

February 15, 2017
Tom LoBianco, Manu Raju, Eugene Scott | CNN
President Trump and the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee want an investigation focusing on the the leaks surrounding former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.
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Pence did not learn that Flynn misled him on Russia until last week

February 15, 2017
Abby Phillip, Ellen Nakashima, Jenna Johnson | The Washington Post
Vice President Pence first learned that former national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled him about the nature of his contact with a Russian official on Feb. 9.
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Flynn’s Downfall Sprang From ‘Eroding Level of Trust’

February 15, 2017
Peter Baker, Glenn Thrush, Maggie Haberman, Adam Goldman, Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
Mr. Flynn’s rise and fall followed familiar patterns in Washington, where ambitious figures secure positions of great authority only to lose them.
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Trump reveled in leaks that hurt Hillary Clinton. He now calls administration disclosures ‘un-American’.

February 15, 2017
Ashley Parker | The Washington Post
President Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to rage against leakers in his administration who have doled out classified details to journalists like “candy.”
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Flynn Resigns as Top National Security Adviser

February 14, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Trump publicly distanced himself from Michael Flynn, his controversial national security adviser, on Monday, and hours later accepted his resignation.
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