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    Congressional aides may have answers on pro-Russia GOP platform change
    Nov18

    Congressional aides may have answers on pro-Russia GOP platform change

    As U.S. investigators probe whether President Donald Trump’s campaign orchestrated a Russia-friendly change to the Republican Party platform last summer, three senior Capitol Hill aides — including Speaker Paul Ryan’s chief of staff — may have answers about how the episode unfolded.The three staffers, who have not been accused of any...

    What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine
    Nov15

    What Hillary Knew About Putin’s Propaganda Machine

    I was a magazine guy.After eight years as managing editor of Time, I left at the end of 2013 to become under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs. It’s a fancy title, but that job is one of the few in Washington that’s tailored for someone with a media background like me. After I was nominated, some of my...

    Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting
    Nov12

    Trump careens off script on Russia after Putin meeting

    DANANG, Vietnam — President Donald Trump stayed on script for more than a week as he crisscrossed through Asia — and then Russian President Vladimir Putin showed up.After chatting with Putin on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit here, Trump abandoned the diplomatic tone the White House had carefully scripted for his...

    Trump blasts ‘haters and fools’ on Russia relations, ‘short and fat’ Kim Jong-Un
    Nov12

    Trump blasts ‘haters and fools’ on Russia relations, ‘short and fat’ Kim Jong-Un

    A day after igniting controversy with his off-the-cuff remarks to reporters on Russia and its president Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted “haters and fools” who he says are preventing good relations forming between the U.S. and Russia. “When will all the haters and fools out there realize that having a...

    Russia investigators probe 2016 GOP platform fight

    U.S. investigators are focusing on an enduring mystery of the 2016 election: whether Trump campaign officials made the Republican Party platform more friendly to Russia as part of some broader effort to collude with the Kremlin, according to congressional records and people familiar with the probes.Congressional investigators have interviewed...

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit
    Nov03

    Podesta Group labors to remake itself after founder’s exit

    Days after Tony Podesta shook Washington by stepping down as chairman of his namesake lobbying firm, the Podesta Group is laboring to remake itself as some staffers and clients eye the exits.Podesta announced his resignation on Monday, hours after an indictment was unsealed charging Paul Manafort and his deputy, Rick Gates, with violating foreign...

    Podesta’s downfall sends shock waves through K Street
    Nov01

    Podesta’s downfall sends shock waves through K Street

    Washington lobbyists who represent foreign powers have taken comfort for decades in the fact that the Justice Department rarely goes after them for potentially breaking the law. That all changed on Monday.The news of Tony Podesta’s resignation from his namesake firm and indictment of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates sent K Street scrambling, as...

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’
    Oct31

    Trump: ‘Podesta running from his firm’ has ‘Dems in a dither’

    President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that Monday’s “biggest story” was Democratic lobbyist and Podesta Group founder Tony Podesta “running from his firm.”Podesta, whose brother John was chairman of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign, announced his resignation after coming under investigation by special...

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’
    Oct31

    Trump and allies dismiss Papadopoulos as the ‘coffee boy’

    President Donald Trump and his allies fought back Tuesday against special counsel Robert Mueller’s wave of indictments against former campaign aides, dismissing an ex-foreign policy adviser who cut a plea deal with prosecutors as a “liar” and nothing more than the “coffee boy.”The White House was rocked on Monday after Mueller’s team...

    Inside White House, a sense of both danger and relief in Mueller’s first moves
    Oct31

    Inside White House, a sense of both danger and relief in Mueller’s first moves

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s first charges in his sprawling Russia investigation were a one-two blow that partially caught the White House off guard but also offered a measure of relief, according to several of President Donald Trump’s aides, advisers, lawyers and others close to the case. The indictments of former campaign...

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