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    ‘Beleaguered,’ ‘Weak’: Trump Bashes Attorney General One Tweet At A Time
    Jul25

    ‘Beleaguered,’ ‘Weak’: Trump Bashes Attorney General One Tweet At A Time

    The President ramped up his attacks on his attorney general Tuesday morning, criticizing Jeff Sessions for having a “VERY weak position” on looking into Hillary Clinton “crimes” and asking why Sessions hasn’t investigated “Ukrainian efforts to sabotage” his campaign. In a tweet storm Monday morning, he brought up his former presidential...

    There’s A Lot We Still Don’t Know About Kushner’s Russian Contacts
    Jul24

    There’s A Lot We Still Don’t Know About Kushner’s Russian Contacts

    Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, on Monday detailed what he said were his only contacts with Russian operatives during the 2016 campaign in the hope of putting “these matters to rest.” Kushner released an 11-page statement ahead of his interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that raises...

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine Vow To Implement Peace Plan
    Jul24

    Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine Vow To Implement Peace Plan

    MOSCOW (AP) — The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine have vowed to go ahead with a peace plan for eastern Ukraine. France, Germany and Russia have mediated talks between the Ukrainian government and Russia-backed rebels who have been fighting since April 2014 in a conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people. Ukrainian President...

    EU Officials Concerned At Impact Of US Energy Sanctions On Russia
    Jul24

    EU Officials Concerned At Impact Of US Energy Sanctions On Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials are “activating all diplomatic channels” to press home their concerns that looming U.S. energy sanctions against Russia could impact Europe’s energy supplies. U.S. lawmakers are scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to President Donald Trump...

    WH: Trump Expected To Support Sweeping Russia Sanctions Package
    Jul24

    WH: Trump Expected To Support Sweeping Russia Sanctions Package

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has indicated that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress’ permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow. The House was scheduled to consider the sanctions package as early as Tuesday, and the bill could be sent to...

    Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Deal On Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul23

    Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Deal On Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said lawmakers had settled lingering...

    Sanders, Scaramucci On Different Pages About WH Support For Sanctions Bill
    Jul23

    Sanders, Scaramucci On Different Pages About WH Support For Sanctions Bill

    Top White House communications staffers on Sunday gave differing statements on whether President Donald Trump will sign legislation imposing tough new sanctions on Russia for its interference in the 2016 election and its annexation of Crimea. Congressional leaders on Saturday reached an agreement on a sanctions bill, despite the White...

    Trump Jr., Manafort May Testify Privately In Front Of Senate
    Jul22

    Trump Jr., Manafort May Testify Privately In Front Of Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman won’t be forced to testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, the panel said. The Senate Judiciary Committee initially called...

    Dems Announce Bipartisan Agreement On ‘Strong’ Russia Sanctions Bill
    Jul22

    Dems Announce Bipartisan Agreement On ‘Strong’ Russia Sanctions Bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat,...

    Trump’s Chat With Japan’s First Lady: Lost In Translation Or A Snub?
    Jul22

    Trump’s Chat With Japan’s First Lady: Lost In Translation Or A Snub?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the world of diplomacy, some things are bound to get lost in translation. President Donald Trump, who sat next to Japan’s first lady during a dinner at a recent international summit, says Akie Abe can’t muster even a “hello” in English. In fact, she can handle a basic conversation in English, according to two...

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