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    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained
    Mar22

    The past week’s revelations about the Trump team’s Russia ties, explained

    The web of connections seems to grow thicker by the day. Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort stepped down last August in the wake of reports of his murky financial dealings with Russia-aligned Ukrainian leaders. Former Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was pushed out of the White House in February after lying about his...

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin
    Mar22

    Trump’s Former Campaign Chairman’s Tight Ties to Putin

    During Monday’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer made a strange assertion. This is not unusual; in fact, Spicer makes strange assertions on such a regular basis that this one barely made a ripple outside of the press corps. James Comey had confirmed that morning that his FBI was investigating whether the Trump campaign...

    Sean Spicer will not be talking about people who don’t work in the White House … anymore
    Mar22

    Sean Spicer will not be talking about people who don’t work in the White House … anymore

    Sean Spicer will now give up making comments on the press, on Democrats, and even on Republicans in Congress. After all… xBREAKING: Re: Manafort, Spicer tells me: “It would be inappropriate for us to comment on a person who is not a White House employee.”— Peter Alexander (@PeterAlexander) March 22, 2017 Well there’s a new...

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest
    Mar22

    Ukraine bans Russia’s entry to Eurovision song contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Eurovision song contest, nominally an apolitical festival of pop music confections and cheerfully tacky costumes, erupted into a… …read more Source:...

    Devin Nunes’s Curiously Selective Memory
    Mar22

    Devin Nunes’s Curiously Selective Memory

    Representative Devin Nunes, a Republican, is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. He is therefore leading a key probe into whether or not Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had ties to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.Can an inquiry he leads be trusted?The skeptics include Evan McMullin, the former CIA operative who launched...

    President Trump appears unable to make a substantive case for the AHCA
    Mar22

    President Trump appears unable to make a substantive case for the AHCA

    When he tries to sell it, he either talks politics or says Obamacare is bad. The fate of the Republican health bill in the House could rest on President Donald Trump’s salesmanship. He pitched himself as the ultimate deal-maker during the campaign, and Speaker Paul Ryan’s office has lately been hyping him up as “the ultimate closer.”...

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit
    Mar22

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine’s main state security agency says it has barred the Russia’s contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit
    Mar22

    Ukraine Bars Russia’s Eurovision Contestant Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine’s main state security agency says it has barred the Russia’s contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest from entering the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fears Of Mass Property Confiscation In Donbas
    Mar22

    Fears Of Mass Property Confiscation In Donbas

    A new regulation approved by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has sparked fears that apartments abandoned by people who fled the fighting in the region could be seized on a mass scale. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP Exclusive: Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government
    Mar22

    AP Exclusive: Manafort had plan to benefit Putin government

    By JEFF HORWITZ and CHAD DAY WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago and proposed an ambitious political strategy to undermine anti-Russian opposition across former Soviet republics, The...