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Russia probe


Explained: Reading between the lines of the Robert Mueller report on Trump, Russia

March 27, 2019 8:41 am

Special Counsel has submitted report after probing alleged Russian interference in US presidential poll. What were these allegations, what else emerged, what does the report mean to Trump, his aides, rivals?

Trump Russia probe: Democratic presidential candidates call for the release of Mueller’s full report

March 25, 2019 8:10 am

Julian Castro, one of the 15 Democrats to have announced their candidacy for president, said Congress should be allowed to see the report in its entirety. He said Mr Barr was too close to the Trump administration for his summary to be the only peek into Mueller’s work.

After Robert Mueller's report, a cloud over Trump's presidency is lifted

March 25, 2019 6:59 am

The investigation led by Robert Mueller found that neither Trump nor any of his aides conspired or coordinated with the Russian government’s 2016 election interference, according to a summary of the special counsel’s findings made public on Sunday by Attorney General William Barr.

Trump's attorney general nominee William Barr vows to shield Russia probe from politics

January 15, 2019 12:44 pm

Barr told Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar last week that he would recuse himself from the Justice Department’s efforts to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner Inc. Barr served on the Time Warner board from 2009 to June 2018.

Five takeaways from new reports on Russia’s social media operations

December 18, 2018 11:12 am

While most media attention has focused on Facebook pages appealing to the political right, the Russian effort aimed at black Americans was actually larger, reaching almost as many people.

Explained: What the latest Mueller investigation documents reveal

December 08, 2018 10:01 am

In three court filings Friday, prosecutors for the first time connected President Donald Trump to a crime involving hush money payments to a porn actress. They revealed new outreach from Russia early in the Trump presidential campaign.

Why the Manafort plea deal may not damage Trump

September 17, 2018 10:26 am

The deal may not matter to Trump’s base – they probably see the probe as a witch hunt and believe there is no collusion.

Donald Trump almost alone in view of Russia meddling

July 17, 2018 11:09 am

Donald Trump's top national security officials, Democrats and most Republicans in Congress say U.S. intelligence agencies got it right in finding that Russians secretly tried to sway the election. Vladimir Putin denied any Russian meddling but added that he wanted Trump to win

Donald Trump gives clean chit to Russia over US election meddling, says no reason to doubt Kremlin

July 16, 2018 10:20 pm

Donald Trump's remarks come days after a special prosecutor in the United States indicted 12 Russian agents for stealing Democratic Party documents to help him win the vote.

US Department of Justice gives Congress new classified documents on Russia probe

June 24, 2018 10:23 am

The efforts by the Justice Department over the last week to deliver documents to the House Republicans appear to have at least temporarily diffused a monthslong standoff with Congress.