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Facebook to share Russian ads info with Congress

September 22, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Facebook announced today it will share sales information on Russian ads with Congress.
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Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire ‘private briefings’ on 2016 campaign

September 21, 2017
Carol Leonnig, Tom Hamburger, Rosalind Helderman, Adam Entous | The Washington Post
Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions.
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Senate cancels meeting with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

September 20, 2017
Carol Lee, Ken Dilanian, Mike Memoli | NBC News
Senate investigators probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election canceled an interview on Tuesday with longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen because they believe Cohen broke an agreement by speaking with the media.
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Trump legal team reflects their chaotic client

September 19, 2017
Joan Biskupic | CNN
Ty Cobb and other lawyers were supposed to impose discipline on an unruly White House as it confronted the investigation into President Donald Trump's possible collusion with Russians in the 2016 election. It appears the opposite has happened.
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Mike Flynn’s son Is subject of federal Russia probe

September 14, 2017
Carol Lee, Julia Ainsley, Ken Dilanian | NBC News
Michael G. Flynn, the son of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, is a subject of the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign, according to four current and former government officials.
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Rice told investigators why she unmasked Trump officials

September 14, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Former national security adviser Susan Rice privately told House investigators that she unmasked the identities of senior Trump officials to understand why the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates was in New York late last year.
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Feinstein vows there will be a public Donald Trump Jr. hearing 'come hell or high water'

September 12, 2017
Manu Raju, Tom LoBianco | CNN
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate judiciary committee, said Monday she expects Donald Trump Jr. to return to the Senate at some point for a public hearing about his meeting last year with a Russian lawyer and others.
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Mueller haunts the West Wing

September 12, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Steve Bannon provoked lots of chatter for telling Charlie Rose on "60 Minutes" that President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey may have been the worst mistake in "modern political history."
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