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Politics Feb 08The House Intelligence Committee is planning to build a wall between Republican and Democratic staff
A senior Republican on the committee, Florida Rep. Tom Rooney, said Thursday that he thinks the committee is "poison" right now, characterizing partisan tensions as a total breakdown on committee that could have national security concerns.
Politics Feb 02White House declassifies GOP memo on Russia probe
The White House on Friday declassified a partisan and bitterly disputed memo on the Russia investigation, clearing the way for House Republicans to release allegations of what they say is FBI misconduct.
Nation Jan 29House panel to release classified memo on FBI’s Russia probe
The memo addresses a dossier of allegations against Trump compiled by a former British spy, and questions over whether it was used to obtain surveillance warrants.
Politics Jan 25More than 20 White House employees have been questioned by Mueller in Russia probe
An additional 28 people affiliated with the Trump campaign have also been interviewed by either the special counsel or congressional committees probing Russian election meddling, the document notes. It does not name the people nor provide a breakdown of how…
Politics Jan 11Top Democrat says he wants to interview Ivanka Trump in Russia probe
The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, laid the blame on House intelligence committee chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif, who stepped aside from the probe for several months while the House Ethics Committee investigated whether Nunes had…
Politics Jan 10WATCH: Trump says it ‘seems unlikely’ he’ll give interview for Russia probe
Trump's lawyers have previously stated their determination to cooperate with requests in the probe, which has already resulted in charges against four of Trump's campaign advisers.
Politics Jan 09Senate Democrats release full transcript of interview with firm behind Trump-Russia dossier
President Donald Trump has derided the dossier as politically motivated, and several GOP-led committees are investigating whether it formed the basis for the FBI's initial investigation into Russian election interference.
Politics Jan 042 GOP lawmakers want Sessions to quit, say he’s lost control
Two Republican House members are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign as they criticizing his Justice Department for not cooperating with Congress and for leaks related to its Russia investigation.
Politics Jan 03Former AG Holder says Sessions should defend the FBI
Eric Holder said Wednesday that Republicans who have criticized the agency are trying to delegitimize the department without any thought of the long-term consequences.
Politics Dec 19Former Green Party presidential candidate cooperates in Russia probe into 2016 election
The request to Jill Stein is more evidence that the Senate panel will still have much work to do in 2018. While the investigation has largely focused on both the Russian interference and whether it was in any way connected…