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White House in crisis mode after Donald Trump Jr.'s emails with Russian lawyer

July 14, 2017
Donald Trump Jr.'s email detailed a June 2016 meeting with a Russian attorney.
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Trump Jr. Was Told in Email of Russian Effort to Aid Campaign

July 11, 2017
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.
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Trump's Son Met With Russian Offering Information on Clinton

July 10, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs, Shannon Pettypiece, Mark Niquette | Bloomberg
President Donald Trump’s eldest son met last year with a Russian woman who offered to provide potentially damaging information on Hillary Clinton.
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Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault

June 23, 2017
Adam Entous, Greg Miller, Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post
Over that five-month interval, the Obama administration secretly debated dozens of options for deterring or punishing Russia.
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Longtime Trump attorney hires lawyer in Russia probe

June 17, 2017
Gloria Borger, Jeremy Diamond | CNN
President Donald Trump's longtime attorney and adviser Michael Cohen has hired a lawyer to represent him in the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, Cohen told CNN on Friday.
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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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Clinton’s misplaced criticism of the DNC as a cause of her defeat

June 2, 2017
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
Of all the reasons Hillary Clinton thinks she lost the 2016 election to President Trump, the least among them was the state of the Democratic National Committee.
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Who Is Robert Mueller, Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation?

May 18, 2017
Carrie Johnson, Miles Parks | NPR
Robert Mueller, who has been appointed to handle the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, took the reins as FBI director a week before the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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Washington Is Abuzz With Surround Sound of Scandal

May 18, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
The notion that President Trump will actually be impeached seemed like liberal wishful thinking, but a new prosecutor represented a serious threat and Washington was abuzz on Wednesday with the surround sound of scandal.
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