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Wife of former Trump adviser appears on Capitol Hill

Wednesday  19:41,   18 july 2018
msn

The wife of former Donald Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos has arrived on Capitol Hill to speak to Democrats on the House intelligence committee. Simona Mangiante is doing the interview Wednesday with Democrats who are frustrated by the[...]
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Devin Nunes, House Intelligence Chairman, says Justice Department hoping 'Republicans will lose the House'

Wednesday  19:26,   18 july 2018
cnn

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes blasted the Justice Department and the FBI for having "actively obstructed a congressional investigation" with what he sees as a political goal of waiting out Republican investigators. In an[...]

Dems Want Interpreter From Trump-Putin Meeting To Testify Before Congress

Wednesday  18:59,   18 july 2018
talkingpointsmemo

At least two Democrats have called for the interpreter, who assisted President Donald Trump during his one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, to testify before Congress. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA) have[...]

Democratic Leaders Urge ‘Present’ Vote on ICE Resolution

Wednesday  17:51,   18 july 2018
rollcall

House Democrats know Republicans are looking to divide their caucus by holding a vote Wednesday on a resolution that rejects calls to completely abolish the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. They say they aren’t going to play the[...]

Ex-White House stenographer: Trump is ‘lying to the American people’

Wednesday  17:35,   18 july 2018
thehill

A White House stenographer says she resigned over the Trump administration's lack of respect for her office after President Trump reduced the roles of the White House position. Becky Dorey-Stein, who worked as a stenographer for the White House[...]

Former CIA Chief: Russia Must Have Something On Trump

Wednesday  16:46,   18 july 2018
newsweek

Leon Panetta said the president appeared to be intimidated by the situation.A former CIA director believes the Russians must have a hold over president Donald Trump, given his recent behaviour towards Russian President Vladimir Putin during their[...]

Trump Helsinki Remarks Expose GOP Divide on Foreign Policy

Wednesday  15:34,   18 july 2018
rollcall

President Donald Trump’s much-maligned performance at Monday’s press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin has deepened the Republican Party’s divide between traditional security hawks who want to stand up to Russia and conservatives who[...]

Trump keeps up defense of Helsinki performance

Wednesday  15:34,   18 july 2018
cnn

President Donald Trump on Wednesday continued to defend his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a day after walking back his remarks in which he would not endorse US intelligence findings on Russian election meddling over Putin's[...]

Trump says "big results will come" with Putin

Wednesday  13:32,   18 july 2018
reuters

U.S President Donald Trump said Wednesday he got on well with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland and "big results will come"."So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance[...]

Lieberman slams Ocasio-Cortez, urges voters to pick Joe Crowley

Wednesday  10:15,   18 july 2018
foxnews

A former Democratic Senator and Vice President candidate Joe Lieberman came out swinging against New York Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and urged voters to vote for defeated top Democrat Joe Crowley who will appear on the ballot of[...]

Ex-CIA chief: I'm laughing at Trump

Wednesday  05:55,   18 july 2018
thehill

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden on Tuesday said he was among those "laughing at" President Trump following blowback to his comments about Russia's election interference during a press conference this week.Trump has been roundly[...]

Analysis: For Republicans, ‘The Dam Has Broken.’ But for How Long?

Wednesday  05:30,   18 july 2018
nytimes

Never in anyone’s lifetime has a president engendered such a wave of discussion about whether his real loyalty was to a foreign power over his own country.WASHINGTON — After 17 months, three weeks and six days of Donald J. Trump’s tumultuous[...]

Onetime Trump critic Roby wins Republican runoff in Alabama

Wednesday  04:51,   18 july 2018
msn

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.The four-term[...]

Dan Coats, the Intelligence Chief, Finds His Voice. Will It Anger Trump?

Wednesday  03:40,   18 july 2018
nytimes

Mr. Coats has emerged to more publicly defend the intelligence agencies — under a president who has long denigrated them.Throughout Dan Coats’s career in public service, as a senator and now as the director of national intelligence, he has prided[...]

Trump printout of Putin comments includes handwritten 'there was no collusion'

Wednesday  02:30,   18 july 2018
thehill

Trump apparently ad-libbed that “other people” also could have been involved in efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.Trump spoke to reporters at the White House on Tuesday where he read from a series of printed pages. He emphasized that he accepts [...]