Adam Schiff

Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

Top House Intelligence Democrat intends to make sample of Russia-bought Facebook ads public

Published 02/10/2017

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said on Monday he intended to make a "representative sampling" of Facebook Inc political ads believed to have been purchased by Russia available to the public later this month and that he hoped to make them all public eventually. [more…]

Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts, but U.S. senator says response inadequate

Published 29/09/2017

Twitter (TWTR.N) said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 U.S. election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient. [more…]

Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

Trump hits back at Clinton, with a golf ball, on Twitter

Published 17/09/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday retweeted a doctored video of himself taking a golf swing and hitting former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton, who then stumbles as she boards a plane. [more…]

Trump`s son met Russian lawyer for damaging information on Clinton

Trump`s son met Russian lawyer for damaging information on Clinton

Published 08/09/2017

President Donald Trump's eldest son told Senate investigators on Thursday that he had set up a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer because she might have had damaging information about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. [more…]

Leading Democrat: Critics can`t conclude Trump is impaired

Leading Democrat: Critics can`t conclude Trump is impaired

Published 20/08/2017

Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday that it was premature to try to remove U.S. President Donald Trump by claiming he is physically or mentally impaired. [more…]

Russian-American lobbyist met with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer: NBC News

Russian-American lobbyist met with Trump Jr., Russian lawyer: NBC News

Published 15/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr. speaks at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio U.S. July 19, 2016.

A lobbyist who was once a Soviet counter-intelligence officer participated last year in a meeting with senior aides to U.S. President Donald Trump, including his eldest son, and a Russian lawyer, NBC News reported on Friday, adding to allegations of possible connections between Moscow and the November election.

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Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

Trump Jr. emails suggest he welcomed Russian help against Clinton

Published 12/07/2017

Part of an email conversation between Donald Trump Jr and publicist Rob Goldstone is seen in a Twitter message posted by Trump Jr. on July 11, 2017. @DonaldJTrumpJR/Handout via REUTERS

President Donald Trump's eldest son eagerly agreed last year to meet a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who might have damaging information about Democratic White House rival Hillary Clinton as part of Moscow's official support for his father, according to emails released on Tuesday.

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Trump backtracks on cyber unit with Russia after harsh criticism

Trump backtracks on cyber unit with Russia after harsh criticism

Published 10/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from the G20 Summit in Hamburg, July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday backtracked on his push for a cyber security unit with Russia, tweeting that he did not think it could happen, hours after his proposal was harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted.

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All eyes on Trump-Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

All eyes on Trump-Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

Published 07/07/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 7, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a veteran businessman and a former spy, meet in person for the first time on Friday in the most highly anticipated encounter on the sidelines of the G20 summit.

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Before Putin talks, Trump plays down interference in U.S. election

Before Putin talks, Trump plays down interference in U.S. election

Published 06/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on January 17, 2017 and U.S. President Donald Trump seen at a reception ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on May 20, 2017, as seen in this combination photo. ... REUTERS and Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout/File photos via REUTERS

One day before his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that no one knows for sure whether Moscow intervened in the 2016 U.S. election but that he suspected Russian involvement.

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