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    Report: The Podesta Group, which is under scrutiny in Mueller’s investigation, to shut down
    Nov12

    Report: The Podesta Group, which is under scrutiny in Mueller’s investigation, to shut down

    The Podesta group, a lobbying firm co-founded by Tony Podesta and John Podesta — Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign chairman — will shutter its doors by the end of the year, according to a new report. What’s going on? After special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and staffer...

    Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads ‘hacks’
    Nov12

    Trump calls Putin sincere, ex-US intelligence heads ‘hacks’

    By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin | Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was back on the defensive over Russian election meddling, saying he considers President Vladimir Putin’s denials sincere, dismissing former U.S. intelligence officials as “political...

    Donald Trump: Putin’s Manchurian Idiot
    Nov11

    Donald Trump: Putin’s Manchurian Idiot

    President Donald Trump shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit at the G20 Summit, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Hamburg. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) “Every time he sees me he says, ‘I didn’t do that,’ and I really believe when he tells me that he means it. “ On Air Force One on Saturday President Donald Trump spoke...

    The best reporting on Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and, of course, George Papadopoulos
    Nov11

    The best reporting on Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, and, of course, George Papadopoulos

    Paul Manafort (Credit: AP/Matt Rourke) Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, his protégé Rick Gates and the less well-known Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos have all faced scrutiny before Monday. Here are our favorite stories on them. The Quiet American, Slate, April 28, 2016 “Manafort has spent a career working on...

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again
    Nov11

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again

    “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.” President Donald Trump just sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. That’s because in one of their conversations during an international summit in Vietnam, Putin denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election — and Trump...

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again

    “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.” President Donald Trump just sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. That’s because in one of their conversations during an international summit in Vietnam, Putin denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election — and Trump...

    Trump chooses Putin’s word over the US intelligence community — again

    “I really believe that when he tells me that, he means it.” President Donald Trump just sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin over the US intelligence community. That’s because in one of their conversations during an international summit in Vietnam, Putin denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election — and Trump...

    Trump: Putin ‘Means It’ When He Says Russia Didn’t Interfere In U.S. Election
    Nov11

    Trump: Putin ‘Means It’ When He Says Russia Didn’t Interfere In U.S. Election

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump said Russia’s Vladimir Putin once again vehemently denied interfering in the 2016 U.S. elections during their discussions on the sidelines of an economic summit Saturday. Trump declined to say whether he believed Putin, but made clear he’s not interested in dwelling on the issue. “He said...

    Putin’s Bridge to Crimea May Carry More Symbolism Than Traffic
    Nov11

    Putin’s Bridge to Crimea May Carry More Symbolism Than Traffic

    The $7 billion megaproject is likely to come more freighted with symbolism than traffic, cementing Russia’s claim to the peninsula and touting Russian engineering. …read more Source: The New York...

    Trump asks Vladimir Putin multiple times about election meddling — here’s what Putin said
    Nov11

    Trump asks Vladimir Putin multiple times about election meddling — here’s what Putin said

    While in Vietnam for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not hold a formal meeting, but they did talk informally several times. During those conversations, Trump pressed the Russian leader on whether or not his country tried to meddle in the 2016 presidential election....