A tweet by President Trump launched a nationwide search for something widely viewed as so fictional – a U.S. election swayed by fraudulently cast ballots – that the first meeting Wednesday of the president’s new voter fraud commission attracted mostly skepticism from experts not in the room.
by Maggie Haberman, Matt Apuzzo, Jo Becker, Adam Goldman | The New York Times
Before arranging a meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer he believed would offer him compromising information about Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Jr. was informed in an email that the material was part of a Russian government effort to aid his father’s candidacy.
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.
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is one of the most controversial figures in President Donald Trump’s administration. And in a new bestselling book — Devil’s Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency — Joshua Green takes readers inside the mysterious, up-and-down relationship between the president and his populist guru.