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How the FBI tailing Trump could dog his presidency

March 21, 2017
Todd Purdum | POLITICO
The FBI investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia could hamper his political agenda for months, if not years, to come.
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White House stays firm on wiretap accusations

March 21, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
The White House is not backing down from President Trump’s Twitter claim that former President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap of his New York offices.
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For FBI head James Comey, political hot seat awaits

March 20, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
FBI Director James Comey will walk in the middle of the political firestorm when he testifies today about reports of Russian meddling in the November election.
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The Unsung Architect of Trumpism

March 20, 2017
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
Kellyanne Conway’s theory that Republicans could win a presidential election with an anti-immigration message had a major influence on Trump’s platform—and his win.
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Mike Flynn Worked for Several Russian Companies, Was Paid More Than $50,000, Documents Show

March 17, 2017
Shane Harris, Paul Sonne, Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
Former national security adviser, Mike Flynn, was paid tens of thousands of dollars by Russian companies shortly before he became a formal adviser to then-candidate Donald Trump.
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Trump tax return gives rare look at president's finances

March 15, 2017
Margaret Brennan | CBS News
The White House confirmed details of the president’s 2005 federal tax return after its first two pages were leaked Tuesday.
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Trump Spokesman Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge

March 15, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
The White House spokesman said on Tuesday that he was confident President Trump’s claim that President Obama spied on him during the 2016 campaign would eventually be found to be true.
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Using Air Quotes, White House Walks Back ‘Wiretap’ Talk

March 14, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
Two senior White House officials suggested on Monday that President Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that President Barack Obama had tapped his telephone was not meant to be taken literally.
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