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Latest developments in the Russia Probe

January 21, 2018
Carol Leonnig of the Washington Post and Mark Mazetti of the New York Times discuss details of the Russia probe one year into the Trump presidency.
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Bannon's Hill appearance reveals White House effort to restrict testimony

January 18, 2018
Manu Raju, Sara Murray, Gloria Borger, Jeremy Herb, Evan Perez | CNN
The White House is working behind the scenes to limit the testimony to congressional investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, according to multiple sources.
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Bannon to tell-all again — this time to Mueller

January 17, 2018
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Steve Bannon, who was inside the White House when FBI Director James Comey was fired and has strong opinions about what happened, "intends to fully cooperate with Mueller," according to a source familiar with Bannon's thinking. The Daily Beast’s Betsy Woodruff scooped Bannon’s legal strategy last night.
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Trump Sidesteps Question on Mueller Interview

January 11, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Nicholas Fandos | The New York Times
President Trump declined on Wednesday to commit to being interviewed by Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating whether his campaign colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election, backing off his statement last year that he would be willing to talk to Mr. Mueller under oath.
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Mueller indicates he is likely to seek interview with Trump

January 9, 2018
Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III has told President Trump’s legal team that his office is likely to seek an interview with the president, triggering a discussion among his attorneys about how to avoid a sit-down encounter or set limits on such a session, according to two people familiar with the talks.
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‘Fire and Fury’ book makes waves as President Trump heads to Camp David

January 6, 2018
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
President Donald Trump is spending the weekend at Camp David while meeting with congressional Republicans to discuss plans for 2018, but he can’t shake off the fallout from Michael Wolff’s new book, “Fire and Fury.”
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Republicans target Trump dossier author as FBI revives Clinton Foundation investigation

January 6, 2018
Geoff Bennett | NBC News
Two Senate Republicans have asked the Justice Department and the FBI to look into the man behind the controversial and unsubstantiated dossier about President Trump and his alleged ties to Russia. The FBI has also reportedly been looking into the Clinton Foundation for months.
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In shift, Democrats try to keep Sessions as attorney general

January 5, 2018
Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb | CNN
Last year, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was blunt in his assessment of Jeff Sessions: "For the good of the country, Attorney General Sessions should resign."
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Mueller's team to question former RNC officials on Russia

December 28, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Members of Robert Mueller's team have begun reaching out to former Republican National Committee staff who were familiar with the digital operations of the Trump campaign, according to a source with knowledge of the outreach. The only outreach I can confirm happened recently.
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