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Senate GOP Blocks Bid To Enforce Sanctions On Putin Ally
The Trump administration's move to ease sanctions on firms owned by Oleg Deripaska is now likely to go forward.
Rachel Maddow Explains Putin's Possible 'Blackmail In A Bottle’ On Donald Trump
The MSNBC host accused Trump of performing "backflips on demand” for Russia.
2 Killed, 40 Detained In Chechnya's Latest Gay Purge, Activists Say
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, AP
Chechen authorities have long denied global accusations of an anti-LGBTQ crackdown.
Late Night Hosts Take On FBI’s Trump Fears
Here’s how late-night comedians digested the news that the FBI thought President Donald Trump might be a Russian agent.
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Jimmy Kimmel Scorches Trump With Merciless Secret Service Name
Trump actually came up with the new title himself.
Anderson Cooper: Trump Just Did Something No Other President Ever Had To
The CNN host said no other president has ever had to deny colluding with Russia.
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Hillary Clinton Tweets Flashback To Her Prediction That Trump Would Be Putin's Puppet
The former Democratic nominee shared a clip from a 2016 presidential debate in which she said Trump was Russia's "clear favorite."
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CNN’s Jake Tapper Details Astounding List Of Trump's Troubling Connections To Russia
“If you were in the FBI, you think there might be something worth taking a look at there?” the CNN newsman asked.
Donald Trump Declares He 'Never Worked For Russia' Following FBI Probe Report
The president called the FBI's alleged investigation into whether he took direction from Kremlin officials "just a hoax."
Trump's Weekend Jeanine Pirro Interview Baffles White House Aides
By Darlene Superville and Jonathan Lemire, AP
The president called in to the Fox News show amid a shutdown stalemate and new Russia headlines.
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Trump Goes On Racist Tirade Against Elizabeth Warren Amid New Russia Scandals
The president often turns to social media to vent during times of White House turmoil.
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Trump Concealed Details Of Putin Meetings From Administration Officials: Report
The Washington Post reports the president instructed his interpreter not to disclose any details of what transpired during the meeting to administration officials.
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James Comey Indirectly Responds To Trump's Morning Twitter Rant With Single Quote
In usual fashion, the former FBI director responded to a barrage of insults from the president with a subtle subtweet.
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FBI Probed Whether Trump Was Working For Russia After Comey Firing: Report
Law enforcement officials launched an investigation into whether the president was secretly working on Russia's behalf, according to The New York Times.
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Several LGBTQ People Reportedly Detained In Russia’s Chechnya Region
By Nataliya Vasilyeva, AP
The alleged persecutions are a throwback to an earlier crackdown, activists said Friday.
Mueller, Feds Probe Ukrainian Officials Who Attended Trump's Inauguration: Report
Some of the officials reportedly hoped to gauge how they could become influential to the new administration, in order to boost issues favorable to Russia.
Trump Campaign Had More Than 100 Contacts With Russia-Linked Operatives: Report
These contacts included at least 28 meetings, both in person and over Skype, and involved several prominent members of Trump's inner circle.
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Russian Church Leader: Smartphones Foreshadow The Arrival Of The Antichrist
The Russian Orthodox Church's Patriarch Kirill claims the Antichrist is someone who will control humanity through the internet.
The Bizarre Case Of The Ex-Marine Accused By Russia Of Spying
Paul Whelan has reportedly been charged with espionage. Here’s what we know about him and his case so far.
Nancy Pelosi Says Ability To Indict A Sitting President Is 'Open Discussion'
The incoming House speaker refused to say special counsel Robert Mueller couldn't seek an indictment against President Donald Trump.
American Detained In Russia Over Spy Claims Was There For Wedding: Family
Paul Whelan is accused of conducting a "spy mission" while in Moscow — a claim that his family disputes.
2018 Was A Bad Year For The NRA, And The Worst Could Be Yet To Come
Was it just a blip, or could the National Rifle Association's power be starting to wane for good?
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6 Times Trump 'Hit A New Low' In 2018
A congressman said Trump hit “a new low” with his latest tweets — but this isn’t the first time the president has sunk to a “new low.”
'Nude Selfie' Obtained In Mueller Inquiry, Says Court Filing By Indicted Russian Firm
Court document by Concord Management asks how details about a "nude selfie" would threaten national security.
Putin Says 'Invulnerable' New Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Is Ready For Deployment
The weapon is impossible to intercept, the Russian leader boasted Wednesday.
Fox News, Sarah Sanders Debate Over Trump Syria Decision
Brian Kilmeade said Trump is giving Russia a big win and "doing exactly what he criticized President Obama for doing."
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