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    Officials: Sessions, Kislyak spoke about Trump campaign
    Jul22

    Officials: Sessions, Kislyak spoke about Trump campaign

    By Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Miler | Washington Post WASHINGTON — Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney...

    Trump surrogates channel Clinton administration in denouncing special investigation into Russian meddling
    Jul22

    Trump surrogates channel Clinton administration in denouncing special investigation into Russian meddling

    Newt Gingrich during a July 20, 2017 interview on the Fox News Channel program “Hannity.” (Credit: Photo via screenshot) In an effort to push back against the special investigation into Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump’s top surrogates appear to be reaching back to the 1990s for...

    Listening Closely to the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief
    Jul22

    Listening Closely to the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief

    The big hard-news takeaways of President Trump’s interview with The New York Times this week were his trashing of his attorney general for being insufficiently corrupt, and the threats he made in the direction of the special counsel investigating him and his circle.But I’m more interested in examining his mental tics, parsing how he...

    Trump’s Chat With Japan’s First Lady: Lost In Translation Or A Snub?
    Jul22

    Trump’s Chat With Japan’s First Lady: Lost In Translation Or A Snub?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the world of diplomacy, some things are bound to get lost in translation. President Donald Trump, who sat next to Japan’s first lady during a dinner at a recent international summit, says Akie Abe can’t muster even a “hello” in English. In fact, she can handle a basic conversation in English, according to two...

    Trump’s Lawyers Are Fixated On Scope Of Mueller’s Probe. Here’s What That Is
    Jul21

    Trump’s Lawyers Are Fixated On Scope Of Mueller’s Probe. Here’s What That Is

    Money laundering. Targeting voters with fake news articles. Undisclosed lobbying on behalf of foreign interests. A meeting between the President’s oldest son and a Kremlin-linked lawyer. Much to Donald Trump’s chagrin, what started as a federal probe into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election has snowballed into a...

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy To Make First Trip To Embattled East
    Jul21

    Trump’s New Ukraine Envoy To Make First Trip To Embattled East

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s new special representative for Ukraine negotiations is making his first trip to embattled eastern Ukraine. The State Department says Kurt Volker departs Friday for eastern Ukraine, where he’ll meet with people “affected by Russian aggression.” Over several days, Volker will also meet with...

    Trump’s new Ukraine envoy to visit country’s embattled east
    Jul21

    Trump’s new Ukraine envoy to visit country’s embattled east

    The Trump administration’s new special representative for Ukraine negotiations is making his first trip to embattled eastern Ukraine. The State Department says Kurt Volker departs Friday for eastern Ukraine, where … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Is Trump Bad News for Putin?
    Jul21

    Is Trump Bad News for Putin?

    When it emerged that Donald Trump had had a second, unscheduled and unsupervised chat with Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia, the media’s already-overstressed conspirometer dialed up to 11. But what if the real story now is less one of collusion with the Russians as collision with everyone else?In his formal meeting with Putin, Trump...

    5 more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed as a bloody surge in fighting continues
    Jul21

    5 more Ukrainian soldiers have been killed as a bloody surge in fighting continues

    Fifteen soldiers have been killed and 24 more have been wounded in the last three days. …read more Source: Business...

    Exxon fined $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against Russia under Rex Tillerson
    Jul21

    Exxon fined $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against Russia under Rex Tillerson

    Current U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil company’s chief executive when Exxon violated sanctions imposed after Russia’s armed actions against Ukraine, the Treasury said. …read more Source: Toronto...