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Nation Aug 31Russian lobbyist testifies in secret about meeting Donald Trump Jr.
The revelation is the clearest indication yet that Mueller and his team of investigators view the meeting, which came weeks after Trump had secured the Republican presidential nomination, as a relevant inquiry point in their broader probe into Russian interference…
Nation Aug 28Lawyer: Trump organization pursued property in Russia during campaign
The attorney, Michael Cohen, said in a statement to the House intelligence committee that he worked on the real estate proposal with Felix Sater, a Russia-born associate who he said claimed to have deep connections in Moscow.
Politics Aug 25Trump pardons Arpaio, ex-sheriff convicted of defying judge’s order
President Donald Trump has pardoned former sheriff Joe Arpaio following his conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case.
Nation Aug 22Founder of firm tied to Trump dossier meets with Senate committee in Russia probe
Glenn Simpson's lawyer emerged from the daylong private appearance with the Senate Judiciary Committee and said his client had "told Congress the truth and cleared the record on many matters of interest."…
Politics Aug 05Controversial appointment clouds U.S. Senate race in Alabama
Alabama Sen. Luther Strange got his appointment to Congress earlier this year from a governor who later resigned under the cloud of an ethics scandal.
Politics Aug 04WATCH: Sessions vows crackdown on leaks of classified information
Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged on Friday to rein in government leaks that he said undermine American security, taking an aggressive public stand after being called weak on the matter by President Donald Trump.
Politics Jul 24What happened in Jared Kushner’s 4 meetings with Russians?
President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, disclosed in a statement to members of Congress four distinct interactions with Russians during the presidential campaign and transition period.
Politics Jul 15Lobbyist who met Trump team says he’s not with Russian intel
The Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year is a former military officer who has attracted congressional scrutiny over his political activities and has been shadowed by allegations of connections to Russian intelligence that he denies.
Politics Jul 12Senate Judiciary Committee to question Trump campaign chairman in ongoing Russia probe
The Senate Judiciary Committee plans to question former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and will subpoena him if necessary, according to the panel's Republican chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
Politics Jul 05Ongoing Mueller probe could draw focus to Russian crime operations
The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including "criminally linked oligarchs" who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business competition.