Attorney Michael Avenatti has become a media celebrity over the past few months and now he claims that Russia is planting false media stories about him. In an interview with Betsy Woodruff from the Daily Beast Avenatti says that he believes he has proof that the Russian government is behind the attempts to discredit him and damage his reputation.
Rachel Maddow asked why Trump gave up the joint military exercises with South Korea and she showed that the answer is Russia.
There are new reports that prominent Russians who are friends of Russian President Vladimir Putin had numerous contacts with officials from the National Rifle Association (NRA) during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
Cybersecurity experts have recently discovered a new website operated from Russia that was created for the express purpose of interfering with and disrupting the 2018 midterm elections in the United States.
The Republicans refused to investigate it, and the House Intelligence Committee Report ignored it.
But one of the biggest stories coming out of Washington this week was confirmation of the role of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in helping Russia funnel massive amounts of money into the Trump campaign in 2016.
On March 22nd the Washington Post published an article about the new spending bill which contained this small item which did not generate a lot of publicity at the time: “The bill provides $380 million to the federal Election Assistance Commission to make payments to states to improve election security and technology, and the FBI is set to receive $300 million in counterintelligence funding to combat Russian hacking.”
The bad news just keeps on coming for former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.
Yesterday we reported that a federal judge denied Manafort’s request to loosen his bail conditions, saying he can’t use some of his assets to meet a $10 million bond obligation.
Devin Nunes could be in trouble, and his supposedly safe congressional seat may be at risk due to an issue which has made him famous: the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections.
Senator Ben Stasse (R-NE) thinks the indictment was Mueller putting Moscow on notice and giving Washington a wake-up call that Russia is coming for us in 2018 and 2020 and we have to take the threat seriously.
Russia is likely to pursue more cyber attacks on elections in the United States, U.S. intelligence community leaders said on Tuesday, with just months to go before U.S. congressional and local elections in November.
Tillerson said European counterparts had noticed that Russia had its fingerprints on a number of elections.
The head of the FBI is prepared to issue a rebuttal if a Republican-drafted memo alleging FBI bias against President Donald Trump in its Russia probe is released, CBS News analyst Fran Townsend, a former White House homeland security adviser, reported on Thursday.
Major global technology providers have allowed Russian authorities to hunt for vulnerabilities in software deeply embedded across the U.S. government, a Reuters investigation has found.
The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Thursday he wanted to start releasing the transcripts of interviews the committee has done about a meeting at Trump Tower seen as central to investigations of Russia and the 2016 U.S. election.
Twitter Inc, which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. elections, said on Friday it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service.
The release of today's testimony – and the damning allegations brought forward by Glenn Simpson – brings the president and the entire GOP that much closer to complete collapse.
Donald Trump hasn't just let Russia get away with an attack on U.S. democracy – he's essentially encouraging the next attack, too.
With very little for this president to hang his hat on after a year of occupying the White House, it's no surprise that Trump resorts to telling blatant falsehoods to get him through the day.
Unlike the non-scandal surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email account that defined last year's campaign coverage, this one could actually uncover a smoking gun.