US Politics

Russia investigation: leaked questions reveal what Mueller wants to ask Trump

3 weeks ago kakp2 Comments Off on Russia investigation: leaked questions reveal what Mueller wants to ask Trump
Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the US election, wants to ask Donald Trump about contact between his former election campaign manager Paul Manafort and Russia, the New York Times reported on Monday. The paper said it had obtained a list of nearly 50 questions that Mueller, investigating Russian meddling in the Read More

Trump administration hits 24 Russians with sanctions over ‘malign activity’

2 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Trump administration hits 24 Russians with sanctions over ‘malign activity’
The Trump administration announced new sanctions on seven Russian oligarchs and 17 top government officials on Friday, in a move that targets Vladimir Putin’s inner circle for “malign activity” including meddling in the 2016 US election and other aggressions. The new economic sanctions represent the most forceful action yet taken by the Trump administration against Read More

Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Trump-Russia inquiry: lawyer who worked with Manafort pleads guilty to lying to FBI
A lawyer who previously worked with Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, was charged with – and has plead guilty to – lying to the FBI, marking another major development the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump election campaign and the Kremlin. Alex van der Zwaan, who married the daughter of a Russian-Ukrainian oligarch Read More

Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling ‘beyond dispute’

3 months ago kakp2 Comments Off on Senior Trump adviser says Russian election meddling ‘beyond dispute’
Trump-Russia investigation HR McMaster calls evidence incontrovertible in wake of latest US indictments against more than a dozen Russians Donald Trump’s national security adviser, HR McMaster, said on Saturday that Russian meddling in the 2016 election is “incontrovertible” and “beyond dispute” in the wake of new US indictments. McMaster spoke after Robert Mueller, the special Read More

Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 – but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?

5 months ago adcity Comments Off on Russia collusion inquiry faces a big 2018 – but will Trump let Mueller finish the job?
From his starting point in May through the end of 2017, special counsel Robert Mueller indicted two former top aides to Donald Trump and made plea deals with two others, including the president’s former national security adviser. Mueller’s work is almost done, the White House says – but almost no one else thinks that. Mueller Read More

A battle for public opinion: Trump goes to war over Mueller and Russia

6 months ago adcity Comments Off on A battle for public opinion: Trump goes to war over Mueller and Russia
Illegitimate and corrupt. Using the FBI as a political weapon and America’s secret police. “Secret surveillance, wiretapping, intimidation, harassment and threats. It’s like the old KGB that comes for you in the dark of the night, banging through your door.” This is special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Read More

A Twitter employee celebrated their last day by deleting Donald Trump’s account

7 months ago adcity Comments Off on A Twitter employee celebrated their last day by deleting Donald Trump’s account
For 11 minutes, Donald Trump’s Twitter account disappeared from the internet. A Twitter employee marked their final day at the company yesterday by taking the US president’s profile offline. The platform was able to restore it shortly thereafter, including all followers and previous tweets. It initially blamed the disappearance on “human error.” A few hours Read More