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Firm behind Trump dossier declines to respond to House panel`s subpoena

Firm behind Trump dossier declines to respond to House panel`s subpoena

Published 16/10/2017

The U.S. political research firm that commissioned a dossier on Donald Trump while he was running for president said on Monday it would not comply with subpoenas issued by the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee. [more…]

U.S. special counsel`s investigators met author of `Trump dossier`: source

U.S. special counsel`s investigators met author of `Trump dossier`: source

Published 06/10/2017

A former British spy who compiled a dossier with allegations that Russia helped Donald Trump in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has met with investigators working for the special counsel on the case, a source familiar with the contact said on Thursday. [more…]

White House starts probe of private email use by senior aides: Politico

White House starts probe of private email use by senior aides: Politico

Published 29/09/2017

The White House has launched an internal investigation into the use of private email by senior aides, pulling batches of emails on the White House server to and from their private accounts, Politico reported on Thursday. [more…]

Justice Department, FBI resist lawmaker demands for `Trump dossier` files: officials

Justice Department, FBI resist lawmaker demands for `Trump dossier` files: officials

Published 29/09/2017

The U.S. Justice Department and the FBI are resisting demands from a Republican lawmaker to hand over documents about a former British spy's dossier on purported Russian support for Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, because the FBI has its own open criminal investigation, officials said. [more…]

U.S. may need new law to address Russian ad buys on Facebook: senator

U.S. may need new law to address Russian ad buys on Facebook: senator

Published 08/09/2017

U.S. legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used for political advertising, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Thursday, after new signs of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election. [more…]

Trump Jr. to testify in Senate, Manafort lawyer subpoenaed: CNN

Trump Jr. to testify in Senate, Manafort lawyer subpoenaed: CNN

Published 29/08/2017

President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee as it looks into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, CNN reported on Tuesday, weeks after he was invited to testify in public at a hearing in July. [more…]

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials: NYT

Published 12/08/2017

The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, the New York Times reported on Saturday. [more…]

Pence denies eyeing presidential bid amid distance with Trump over Russia

Pence denies eyeing presidential bid amid distance with Trump over Russia

Published 06/08/2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday denied that he is preparing for a presidential election run in 2020, saying the suggestion is "disgraceful and offensive." [more…]

Trump Jr.`s Russia emails could trigger probe under election law

Trump Jr.`s Russia emails could trigger probe under election law

Published 12/07/2017

Donald Trump hugs his son Donald Trump Jr. at a campaign rally in St. Clairsville, Ohio June 28, 2016.

Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who had incriminating information about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton that could help his father's presidential campaign could lead investigators to probe whether he violated U.S. election law, experts said.

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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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