Photo by Yuri Gripas / Reuters There is debate in Washington whether former national security adviser Susan Rice did anything illegal when she asked for the names of people in the Trump campaign team that were found in intelligence agency surveillance to have had contact with foreign officials to be revealed. To read more on… Continue reading Susan Rice asked to unmask Trump officials.
The Russian government hired more than 1000 people to create fake ant-Hilary Clinton news stories targeting key swing states during the election, according to Senator Mark Warner, the leading Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee. To read more on this story in the Independent article click here.
Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Former campaign advisor and longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone denied any contact with the Russian State, Russian Intelligence or anyone fronting for them or acting as intermediaries for them. Stone said, “”None. Nada. Zilch. I am not in touch with any Russians. don’t have a Russian girlfriend, don’t like Russian… Continue reading Trump confidante Roger Stone denies any contact with Russians.
President Donald Trump met last April with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel shortly before a foreign policy address. This revelation comes after it was revealed that at least five members of Donald Trump’s campaign team had contact with Kislyak before Trump took office. To read more on this story in the Bloomberg… Continue reading Five members of Trump’s campaign team had contact with Russian ambassador before inauguration
Amid calls for his resignation, Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference on Thursday, where he announced that he will recuse himself from matters that deal with the investigation of the Trump campaign. In responding to accusations that he lied during his Senate confirmation hearings about having contact withe Russian officials Sessions responded, “In… Continue reading Atty General Sessions holds press conference to recuse himself from Russia probe.
President Donald Trump tweeted that the resignation of Mike Flynn as national security advisor was not the real story the press should be following, but rather the security leaks to the press that brought him down: The real story here is why are there so many illegal leaks coming out of Washington? Will these leaks… Continue reading Trump tweets that security leaks, not Flynn firing”real story.”
Photo by Sam Hodgson for The New York Times Multiple current and former intelligence, law enforcement and administration officials have reported that high level-aides to Donald Trump were in constant communication with senior Russian officials known to intelligence agencies during the U.S. presidential campaign. The frequency of the communications and the proximity to Trump of… Continue reading Trump aides were in constant touch with senior Russian officials during the U.S. presidential campaign