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Russia Scandal

  1. russia scandal
    What If Trump Has Been a Russian Asset Since 1987?A plausible theory of mind-boggling collusion.
  2. Sessions: I Can Only Remember the Parts of 2016 That Exonerate MeHe doesn’t remember a Trump aide proposing a meeting with Russians — but does remember shooting down that aide’s suggestion.
  3. Former Soviet Counterintelligence Officer Met With Don Jr.When Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer to get dirt on Hillary Clinton, she didn’t come alone.
  4. Jared Kushner Keeps Making the Russia Scandal So Much WorseHis instincts on how to handle the controversy have consistently created more problems for the Trumps, and his fellow White House staffers.
  5. q&a
    Election Law Expert Robert Bauer on What Don Jr.’s Emails Mean for the PresidentA Q&A with the former White House counsel on what crimes may have been committed, how it affects the Russia probe, and the implications for Trump.
  6. White House: The Real Story of Don Jr.’s Emails Is That Democrats Are BadThe administration is already brainstorming how they can spin this into a “conversation” about Clinton’s mishandling of “sensitive intelligence.”
  7. The Least the GOP Can Do Now Is Demand Jared Kushner’s ResignationKushner attended a meeting that was explicitly framed as an opportunity to benefit from Russian meddling. And he still has a security clearance.
  8. Russian Lawyer: Donald Trump Jr. Wanted Dirt on DNC ‘So Badly’The Kremlin-linked lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. claims that he was desperate for dirt on Clinton — but she had none to give.
  9. Trump’s Cover-up May Be Worse Than the Crime, But the Crime Seems Pretty Bad“They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof” — let me stop you right there, Mr. President.
  10. Trump’s Staff Has Reportedly Talked Him Out of Firing MuellerBut they can probably only control him for so long.
  11. Kamala Harris Pummels Jeff Sessions So Badly John McCain Has to Stop HerSenator forces Sessions to admit his “policy” of not talking about what Trump said is not really a policy.
  12. Senate Reaches Bipartisan Agreement on Trump-Proof Russia SanctionsThe legislation would further sanction Russia and allow Congress to review potential White House efforts to ease the penalties.
  13. the national interest
    Trump Crazy Enough to Fire the Special Prosecutor. Four Reasons Why He Might.Four reasons why the latest unthinkable step could happen.
  14. the national interest
    No, James Comey Did Not Say President Trump Is in the Clear on Russia“It was technically true we did not have a counter-intelligence file case open on then President-elect Trump.” Vindication?
  15. Trump Can Commit All the High Crimes He Wants. Republicans Won’t Impeach Him.There’s almost literally nothing Trump could do to make Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell remove him from office.
  16. Russians Think Trump Might Be a Russian Asset, and They Might Be RightIf you’re not paranoid about Trump and Putin now, you’re not paying attention.
  17. Poor, Poor Michael ‘Lock Her Up’ Flynn Is Being Treated Like a CriminalConservatives are rallying to the defense of a very bad man.
  18. In Letter That Raises More Questions, Trump Lawyers Say He Has No Russian IncomeThough there are a “few exceptions.”
  19. Democrats Say Trump Worked With Russia and Republicans Say Obama Spied on TrumpA new poll shows that Americans are split along party lines when it comes to which conspiracy they buy into.
  20. russia scandal
    Report: Obama Rejected Comey Op-Ed on Russia’s Election MeddlingBut when the Obama administration later wanted to confirm Russia’s efforts, Comey kept his distance.
  21. Michael Flynn Initially Failed to Disclose Russia-Linked IncomeAnd the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says he’s treating Flynn’s immunity request with “healthy skepticism.”
  22. Report: Paul Manafort’s NYC Real-Estate Deals Are a Little SketchyWNYC investigates the former Trump aide’s use of shell companies to purchase properties.
  23. russia scandal
    FBI Has Information Suggesting Trump Team May Have Colluded With Russia: ReportThe top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee says there’s “more than circumstantial evidence now.”
  24. politics
    ‘Whitey Tape’ Blogger Was One of the Sources for U.K. Wiretap ClaimThe White House–promoted conspiracy theory has also been rebuked by the deputy head of the NSA.
  25. politics
    McCain: Trump Should Prove Wiretapping Claim or Retract ItHe also believes that, with regards to the Trump campaign and Russia, there are “a lot more shoes to drop from this centipede.”
  26. Trump Adviser Roger Stone Admits Messaging With Alleged DNC HackerHe says the conversations were “completely innocuous.”
  27. the national interest
    Donald Trump Is the Perpetrator of McCarthyism, Not the Victim of ItIf only the phrase “deep state” had been around in the early ’50s!
  28. Trump Asks Congress to Investigate His Unsubstantiated Obama Wiretap Claims“I will be proven right,” Trump has reportedly said, but the White House, unwilling or unable to provide evidence, is passing the buck to Congress.
  29. russia scandal
    Trump Claims, Without Evidence, That Obama Wiretapped HimPresident Obama’s spokesperson has rejected the allegation.
  30. the national interest
    Trump’s New Russia Scandal Defense Is to Pose As the Victim of ObamaTrump goes from charging FAKE NEWS to “Obama did it to me.”