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Politics Oct 25AP report: Clinton camp helped fund Trump dossier research
Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund political research into President Donald Trump that ultimately produced a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday night.
Politics Oct 13Reince Priebus interviewed by Mueller investigative team
Priebus is one of several current and former White House aides expected to be interviewed by Mueller’s team in the coming weeks.
Politics Oct 10Political research firm behind Trump-Russia dossier subpoenaed by House intelligence committee
The firm's lawyer said the subpoenas were a "blatant attempt to undermine" the credibility of the dossier and came even as the firm was cooperating with the committee.
Nation Oct 06Sessions issues Justice Department directive on religious objections, undercutting LGBTQ protections
Under the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others. The guidelines are so sweeping that experts on…
Politics Sep 20Mueller requests documents from White House in Russia probe
Though the full scope of the investigation is not clear, the information requests make clear at least some of the areas that Mueller and his team of prosecutors intend to probe and reveal an interest in certain Trump decisions as…
Politics Sep 19Trump lawyer to testify in public hearing on Russia probe
Senate intelligence committee leaders say they canceled a scheduled interview with President Donald Trump's personal lawyer after he released a public statement.
Politics Sep 13Justice Department won’t allow FBI officials to speak to Senate panel in Russia probe
The Senate Judiciary Committee had asked in July to interview the two officials, Jim Rybicki and Carl Ghattas, and then agreed to narrow the scope of questioning after the Justice Department initially declined to make the men available.
Politics Sep 07Trump Jr. says he was ‘open’ to receiving Clinton intel, but there was ‘no collusion’ with Russians
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s eldest son told lawmakers Thursday he was open to receiving information about Hillary Clinton’s “fitness, character or qualifications” in a meeting with a Russian lawyer last year. However, Donald Trump Jr. insisted that neither he…
Politics Sep 01Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators is in possession of a letter that President Donald Trump wrote, but did not send, that laid out a rationale for firing FBI Director James Comey.
Politics Sep 01AP CHECK: Here’s how Donald Trump’s tweet about James Comey compares to facts
Trump flared up again Friday, tweeting that FBI Director James Comey exonerated Clinton months before the investigation was actually over.