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Atkins: For Donald Trump, devil is in the details

June 8, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
Though inappropriate, experts say, whether President Trump’s actions as described by Comey rise above the high bar of legally actionable misconduct will depend on the details Comey provides today to flesh out his assertions.
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Trump Has No Plan to Fire Attorney General Sessions, Officials Say

June 8, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs, Chris Strohm | Bloomberg
President Donald Trump has no intention to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions despite his frustration with Sessions for the handling of the administration’s failed travel ban and for recusing himself from the Russia probe.
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Trump's Russia scandal is looking a lot more like Watergate

June 8, 2017
John Harwood | CNBC
It's impossible to know whether this scandal will force President Donald Trump from office prematurely. But it is possible, after fresh testimony from key government figures, to compare some of the new evidence with what drove Nixon from office.
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Sharing the spotlight with Comey, GOP and Dem senators

June 8, 2017
Erica Werner, Matthew Daly | Associated Press
Former FBI Director James Comey won’t be the only one in the spotlight Thursday as he testifies at a wildly anticipated hearing.
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James Comey testifies in Senate Intel hearing on Russia

June 8, 2017
Fired FBI Director testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
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Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

June 7, 2017
Robert Costa, Sari Horwitz | The Washington Post
Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered to resign at one point in recent months after his relationship with President Trump grew increasingly tense, according to two people close to the White House.
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White House lawyers face a Clinton-era legal trap in Russia probe

June 7, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
In Whitewater, communications with government attorneys were subject to review by special counsel — something Trump may avoid now by relying on his own lawyer.
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Feds Arrest NSA Contractor in Leak of Top Secret Russia Document

June 6, 2017
Pete Williams, Ken Dilanian, Tom Winter | NBC
The Justice Department announced charges against a 25-year-old government contractor who a senior federal official says was the leaker of a top-secret National Security Agency document on Russian hacking.
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