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White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

June 24, 2017
Jeff Zeleny, Tom LoBianco, Dan Merica | CNN
The White House is letting President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday -- asserting that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey -- stand as the President's official statement.
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Trump: I did not make recordings of Comey

June 23, 2017
Jeff Zeleny, Dan Merica | CNN
President Donald Trump did not record his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey, he tweeted on Thursday, ending weeks of speculation kick-started by the President himself.
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller meets with House Russia investigators

June 21, 2017
Manu Raju, Tom LoBianco, Ashley Killough | CNN
The special counsel overseeing the Justice Department's Russia investigation met with the leaders of the House Russia probe Tuesday evening, as the two sets of investigators figure out how to co-exist.

Calls for unity in the aftermath of Congressional shooting

June 16, 2017
Republicans and Democrats came together for a moment of bipartisan unity.
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Trump confirms he’s under investigation

June 16, 2017
Vivian Salama | Trump confirms he’s under investigation
President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he was under investigation and appeared to take aim at a senior Justice Department official, in a tweet that seemed to encapsulate his frustration with the ongoing focus on Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election.
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Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel in Russia probe

June 16, 2017
Jeff Zeleny, Elizabeth Landers | CNN
Vice President Mike Pence has hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel investigation and congressional inquiries into Russia's role in the 2016 election.
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Trump Transition Team Orders Former Aides to Preserve Russia-Related Materials

June 16, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Adam Goldman, Matthew Rosenberg | The New York Times
Members of President Trump’s transition team were ordered on Thursday to preserve documents and other materials related to the investigation of Russian interference in the presidential election, according to a memo obtained by The New York Times.
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President Trump is under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller: Report

June 15, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
The Washington Post is reporting President Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice.
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