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    Old memos show former Trump aide Manafort offered to promote Russian interests, AP reports
    Mar23

    Old memos show former Trump aide Manafort offered to promote Russian interests, AP reports

    JUDY WOODRUFF: From April through August of last year, Paul Manafort was the chairman of the Trump campaign. He has been under intense scrutiny for his business and political ties to both Russia and Ukraine. Today, the Associated Press uncovered new information about Manafort and his dealings with Russians. Hari Sreenivasan has the story. HARI...

    While Trump talks tough, U.S. quietly cutting nuclear force
    Mar19

    While Trump talks tough, U.S. quietly cutting nuclear force

    U.S. President Donald Trump is interviewed by Reuters in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, United States, February 23, 2017. Photo By Jonathan Ernst/Reuters WASHINGTON — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms...

    Trump says U.S. ‘must be paid more’ to defend Germany
    Mar18

    Trump says U.S. ‘must be paid more’ to defend Germany

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that Germany owes “vast sums of money” to NATO and the U.S. “must be paid more” for providing defense, reiterating his stance that European allies need to meet their end of the bargain if they are to continue benefiting from the military alliance. Trump’s tweet from his Florida resort, where...

    WATCH: Trump and Merkel hold joint news conference
    Mar17

    WATCH: Trump and Merkel hold joint news conference

    President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Merkel will hold a joint news conference at 1:20 p.m. EDT. Watch in the player above. WASHINGTON — It was all smiles as President Donald Trump welcomed German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House on Friday, their first personal encounter since he frequently criticized her during the 2016...

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO
    Mar17

    What to expect from Trump-Merkel meeting on Russia, NATO

    JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her first meeting with President Trump tomorrow at the White House. Mrs. Merkel is seeking reelection later this year. Tops on the agenda for the two leaders: the NATO response to a resurgent Russia and the stability of the European Union after Brexit. I sat down with Germany’s...

    Trump and Merkel to discuss NATO, terrorism in next week’s meeting
    Mar10

    Trump and Merkel to discuss NATO, terrorism in next week’s meeting

    WASHINGTON — After accusing German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the campaign trail of “ruining Germany” by welcoming refugees, President Trump will have his first face-to-face meeting with the German leader at the White House on Tuesday. The two were expected to discuss strengthening the NATO alliance, collaborating to fight terrorism and taking...

    Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned
    Mar03

    Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned

    Anna Muzychuk (left) of Ukraine plays against Tan Zhongyi (right) of China during the final day of the Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 on March 3 at Espinas Palace Hotel in Tehran, Iran. Zhongyi defeated Muzychuk of Ukraine to win the championship. The post Photo: A new women’s world chess champion is crowned appeared first on...

    Blumenthal: Sessions needs to give ‘credible explanation’ or resign
    Mar03

    Blumenthal: Sessions needs to give ‘credible explanation’ or resign

    HARI SREENIVASAN: The reaction to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement late this afternoon was swift. Critics say his decision to recuse himself from any current and future investigations into the Trump campaign’s dealings with Russia doesn’t go far enough. One of those critics, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of...

    Why Sessions’ Russian diplomat meetings are raising questions
    Mar03

    Why Sessions’ Russian diplomat meetings are raising questions

    HARI SREENIVASAN: Questions about Attorney General Sessions’ meetings with the Russian ambassador aren’t limited to Capitol Hill. We explore some of those now with John McLaughlin, a career intelligence official. He was a former deputy director of the CIA. He was also acting director of the agency in 2004. And Michael Mukasey, he...

    What we know about U.S. investigations into Russia and possible ties to Trump’s campaign
    Feb21

    What we know about U.S. investigations into Russia and possible ties to Trump’s campaign

    Questions about President Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and links between his associates and the Kremlin have persisted since the early days of the 2016 election. Here’s a comprehensive timeline of everything we know about the U.S. investigations of Trump’s possible connections to Russia and Moscow’s efforts to undermine...

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