Investigating Russian Meddling
Multiple investigations are trying to uncover the extent of Russian intervention in the 2016 election.
Is Russia's US Ambassador Stepping Down? Russia Won't SayBy Matt Picht | June 26, 2017
Russia's longtime ambassador to the U.S. might be stepping down from the role, but the country's foreign ministry won't confirm anything yet.
Officials Confirm Some Russian Hacking Allegations As New Ones Come InBy Grant Suneson | June 22, 2017
Officials confirmed Russia targeted 21 states' election information. A day later, a new report said they may have been more successful than we knew.
Russia Is Giving The US The Cold ShoulderBy Jake Jones | June 22, 2017
Russian officials canceled a meeting with their U.S. counterparts that was intended to smooth relations.
Meet The DOJ Official Who Could Take Over The Trump InvestigationBy Grant Suneson | June 16, 2017
Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand could oversee the Trump-Russia investigation if Rod Rosenstein recuses himself due to conflicts of interest.
Putin Says Russia Is Open To James Comey If He Faces 'Persecution'By Grant Suneson | June 15, 2017
Vladimir Putin said James Comey could seek asylum in Russia in case he's persecuted for his role in the investigation of President Trump.
Report: President Trump Under Investigation For Obstruction Of JusticeBy Jake Jones | June 14, 2017
Top intelligence officials have agreed to interviews with special counsel Robert Mueller.
The Known Extent Of Russia's Election Hacking Keeps GrowingBy Grant Suneson | June 13, 2017
A Bloomberg report said Russia hacked voter information and election software in at least 39 states before the 2016 election.
Tom Cotton Grills Jeff Sessions On Spy NovelsBy Matt Picht | June 13, 2017
Sen. Tom Cotton compared the questions surrounding Attorney General Jeff Sessions' involvement with Russia to a fanciful spy fiction plot.
Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia InquiryBy Grant Suneson | June 13, 2017
Jeff Sessions cited precedent when refusing to answer questions about the Russia inquiry, though the rule may not actually exist.
Trump Might Talk About Tapes, But The Secret Service Doesn't Have AnyBy James Packard | June 12, 2017
The Wall Street Journal filed a Freedom of Information Act request for Trump's recorded conversations. But the Secret Service doesn't have any.
Jeff Sessions Wants To Clear The Air On His Conversations With ComeyBy Jake Jones | June 11, 2017
In response to testimony from the former FBI director, the attorney general will testify in an open hearing before the Senate intelligence committee.
Was An Office Printer Behind Reality Winner's Arrest?By Matt Picht | June 6, 2017
Leaked NSA documents included an almost-invisible code that might have led investigators to the leaker.
Leaked NSA Docs Accuse Russia Of Trying To Hack A Voting Software FirmBy Lauren Stephenson | June 5, 2017
A top-secret NSA report obtained by The Intercept details the spear-phishing campaign against the unnamed company.
President Trump Won't Try To Stop James Comey's Senate TestimonyBy Lauren Stephenson | June 5, 2017
The White House said Monday the president won't invoke executive privilege to block the fired FBI director's scheduled Senate testimony.
With Dems Focused On Russia, One GOP Congressman Turns To 'Unmasking'By Grant Suneson | June 3, 2017
Republican Rep. Devin Nunes is splitting the focus of the Russia investigation to include "unmasking."
Trump Reportedly Considers Ending Some Hacking Sanctions On RussiaBy Grant Suneson | June 1, 2017
The White House is reportedly considering letting Russian agents back into a compound President Obama kicked them out of in 2016.
The FBI's Russia Probe Is Reaching Across The PondBy Matt Picht | June 1, 2017
U.K. politician Nigel Farage is reportedly a "person of interest" in the FBI's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Jeff Sessions Might Have Met With Russian Official A Third TimeBy Katherine Biek | June 1, 2017
CNN reports investigators are focused on a possible meeting that might have taken place April 27, 2016.
Congress Subpoenas Trump And Obama Officials In Russia InquiryBy Jake Jones | May 31, 2017
The subpoenas ask for documents, records and testimony as well as information about "unmasking."
Another Trump Associate Declined Congress' Request For Russia InfoBy Jake Jones | May 30, 2017
President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen denied a congressional request to turn over documents and to testify.
Sessions Was Told Not To Disclose Russia Meetings On Security FormsBy Katherine Biek | May 25, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was reportedly "instructed not to" disclose the meetings on his background check forms.
Trump Will Get A Private Lawyer To Handle Russia InvestigationsBy Matt Picht | May 23, 2017
President Trump has reportedly picked Marc Kasowitz to represent him during the investigations about Russia's electoral interference.
Russia Probe Mounts: 3 Intelligence Directors Testify Before CongressBy Jake Jones | May 23, 2017
Former CIA Director John Brennan confirmed Trump associates had ties to Russia, while National Intelligence Director Dan Coats declined to comment.
Trump Reportedly Asked Intel Chiefs To Deny Evidence In Russia ProbeBy Ethan Weston | May 22, 2017
One official told The Washington Post the president wanted to "muddy the waters" about the Russian investigation.
Michael Flynn Pleads The Fifth Over Russia InvestigationBy Briana Koeneman | May 22, 2017
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has refused to cooperate with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Probe Could Face Ethics ChallengeBy Jake Jones | May 20, 2017
Before becoming special counsel, Robert Mueller worked for a law firm that represents several Trump affiliates.
Comey Agrees To Testify Before Senate Intelligence CommitteeBy Lauren Stephenson | May 19, 2017
After days of dominating the news cycle, the fired FBI director will soon break his silence.
Trump Reportedly Told Russians Firing Comey Abated Pressure From ProbeBy Lauren Stephenson | May 19, 2017
President Trump may have left on his multi-country trip Friday, but that didn't stop new reports on the Russia investigation back home.
Deputy AG Says He Talked About Comey Firing Before Trump Took OfficeBy James Packard | May 19, 2017
Rod Rosenstein says he talked to then-Sen. Jeff Sessions about firing James Comey last winter.
Meet Robert Mueller, The Special Counsel Appointed In The Russia ProbeBy Briana Koeneman | May 18, 2017
Mueller was a decorated Marine officer and a federal prosecutor before he was tapped as FBI director in 2001.
Trump Team Reportedly Knew Early On That Flynn Was Under InvestigationBy Lindsey Pulse | May 18, 2017
The New York Times reports that Michael Flynn told the team's chief lawyer about the federal investigation before the inauguration.
Justice Department Appoints Special Counsel For Russia ProbeBy Lauren Stephenson | May 17, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's announcement follows more calls for a special counsel after FBI Director James Comey's firing.
Multiple Congressional Committees Want Comey's FBI Memos And TestimonyBy Lauren Stephenson | May 17, 2017
Both House and Senate committees want the FBI to hand over any records related to the fired FBI director's conversations with President Trump.
Putin Says He'll Send Congress Records Of That Controversial MeetingBy Lindsey Pulse | May 17, 2017
Capitol Hill doesn't seem sold on the offer.
Did The President Obstruct Justice?By Lindsey Pulse | May 17, 2017
The head of the House Oversight Committee says he's ready to issue a subpoena for Comey's memo.
Here's How Members Of Congress Responded To The Comey Memo StoryBy Jake Jones | May 16, 2017
More than one suggested calling for a subpoena on Comey's alleged notes of conversations between him and Trump.
President Trump Reportedly Asked Comey To 'Let Go' Flynn InvestigationBy Jake Jones | May 16, 2017
Comey took notes after his meetings with Trump to create a paper trail.
Trump Disclosing Classified Information Isn't Illegal — Here's WhyBy Lindsey Pulse | May 16, 2017
As president, Donald Trump can declassify almost anything.
Washington Post: Trump Gave Russians Classified InfoBy Jake Jones | May 15, 2017
The intelligence was gathered by a "U.S. partner" and concerned a recent ISIS plot involving laptops on airplanes.
Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His TeamBy Eugene Daniels | May 12, 2017
The timeline has changed quite a bit since the FBI director was fired.
Trump's Tax Returns Show No Russian Income, 'With A Few Exceptions'By Briana Koeneman | May 12, 2017
President Trump's attorneys say the only income he's received from Russian sources in the past 10 years came from three different places.
The White House Can't Keep Its Story Straight On Comey's FiringBy Grant Suneson | May 11, 2017
President Trump said FBI Director James Comey was fired because of the Clinton email investigation but later contradicted himself.
The Best Way To Investigate A Political Scandal? We Asked An Expert.By Eugene Daniels | May 11, 2017
Basically three different types of investigations can happen outside the purview of the Executive Branch.
Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael FlynnBy Lauren Stephenson | May 10, 2017
The Senate committee tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election wants documents from the former Trump adviser.
Why Is Donald Trump Being Compared To Richard Nixon?By Katherine Biek | May 10, 2017
Lawmakers started using the word "Nixonian" on Tuesday after FBI Director James Comey was fired.
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