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    Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.
    Jan01

    Donald Trump Is a Consequential President. Just Not in the Ways You Think.

    On January 20, 2017, as President Donald Trump began his inaugural address, a cold rain began to fall. A few hours later, Trump claimed the rain had not begun to fall.“The crowd was unbelievable today,” Trump crowed to revelers at the Liberty Inaugural Ball. “I looked at the rain, which just never came. You know, we finished the speech, went...

    Senators scrap Russia trip after Kremlin snubs Shaheen
    Dec30

    Senators scrap Russia trip after Kremlin snubs Shaheen

    Two Republican senators have called off a planned trip to Russia after the Kremlin denied a visa to a Democratic colleague, New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Shaheen, an outspoken backer of a Russia sanctions bill that Congress approved overwhelmingly earlier this year, had been scheduled to visit Russia along with GOP colleagues Ron Johnson of...

    Don’t call Trump strategy a ‘return to sanity,’ aide says
    Dec19

    Don’t call Trump strategy a ‘return to sanity,’ aide says

    President Donald Trump’s official new national security strategy warns in blunt language that Russia is a dangerous global competitor that seeks to undermine the U.S. at home and abroad.But midway through his Monday speech unveiling the 55-page document, Trump seemed to contradict that message, saying the U.S. would work to “build a great...

    The definitive guide to Trump’s Russia ties
    Dec02

    The definitive guide to Trump’s Russia ties

    President Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia is again dominating the headlines in the wake of confirmation that the FBI is actively investigating whether his campaign colluded with the Kremlin as it allegedly attempted to influence last November’s election.FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the House Intelligence...

    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...

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