CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump: report

/ Jun 24, 2017

CIA knew in August that Putin sought to boost Trump: report

The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the U.S. presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday. The intelligence shocked the White House and put U.S. security chiefs on a top-secret ...

U.S. lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

/ Jun 14, 2017

U.S. lawmakers sue Trump over foreign state payments to businesses

More than 190 Democratic lawmakers sued U.S. President Donald Trump in federal court on Wednesday, saying he had accepted funds from foreign governments through his businesses without congressional consent in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The complaint said Trump had not sought congressional approval ...

U.S. attorney general next to land in scandal's spotlight

/ Jun 11, 2017

U.S. attorney general next to land in scandal's spotlight

Jeff Sessions, a longtime senator until President Donald Trump picked him as U.S. attorney general, heads to Congress this coming week, where he will face a grilling about his Russian interactions. Sessions, among the earliest high-profile backers of Trump’s election campaign, appears before his ...

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

/ Jun 10, 2017

Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

U.S. President Donald Trump punched back Friday against James Comey, accusing the ousted FBI director of lying about their private conversations — and saying he is “100 percent” willing to testify under oath. Comey delivered scathing testimony a day earlier in a highly anticipated ...

Special counsel to probe ex-Trump aide Flynn's Turkey ties

/ Jun 3, 2017

Special counsel to probe ex-Trump aide Flynn's Turkey ties

Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russia, is expanding his probe to assume control of a grand jury investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn, three sources said. The move means Mueller’s politically charged inquiry ...

Special counsel's Trump investigation includes Manafort case

/ Jun 3, 2017

Special counsel's Trump investigation includes Manafort case

The special counsel investigating possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has taken over a separate criminal probe involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, and may expand his inquiry to investigate the roles of the attorney general and deputy attorney ...