2016 election

Kurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, is leaving after a closed-door interview with House investigators as House Democrats proceed with the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump.
Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo
AP News
October 04, 2019 - 7:26 am
Top U.S. diplomats encouraged Ukraine’s newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden’s family in return for a high-profile visit to Washington with President Donald Trump. It soon escalated into what one feared was a "crazy" swap that risked vital U.S. military aid.
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Milano Hamill Dreyfus
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June 25, 2019 - 8:10 am
By Kate Sullivan and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- A collection of stars participated in the telling of a political drama filled with intrigue, foreign adversaries and dreams of power. But it wasn't Shakespeare: It was the Mueller report, adapted for the stage. Stars such as Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 8:14 am
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," a person familiar with the issue...
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In this March 26, 2019 photo, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., presides at a meeting directing the attorney general to transmit documents to the U.S. House relating to the actions of former Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
April 01, 2019 - 8:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will prepare subpoenas this week seeking special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as the Justice Department appears likely to miss an April 2 deadline set by Democrats for the report's release. The Judiciary panel plans to vote on subpoenas...
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Nearly two-thirds of registered voters think President Donald Trump committed crimes before assuming the presidency, according to a new poll.
CNN
March 06, 2019 - 9:21 am
Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump was able to win the White House in 2016 despite being the least liked major party nominee in history. Today, more people continue to dislike than like Trump. If Trump's popularity ratings remain low, the question is whether he can repeat...
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Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives at the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse for a hearing on June 15, 2018 in Washington, DC.
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February 26, 2019 - 10:06 am
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Paul Manafort's legal defense team, in one of its last opportunities to hit back at prosecutors, taunted special counsel Robert Mueller for not bringing a case that tied the former Trump campaign chairman to Russian government interference in the 2016 election...
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This Nov. 1, 2017 file photo shows prints of some of the Facebook ads linked to a Russian effort to disrupt the American political process and stir up tensions around divisive social issues, released by members of the U.S. House Intelligence committee.
Jon Elswick/AP, File
January 09, 2019 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sharing false information on Facebook is old. People over 65 and ultra conservatives shared about seven times more fake information masquerading as news on the social media site than younger adults, moderates and super liberals during the 2016 election season, a new study finds...
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks at the Dept. of Justice's Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Ceremony, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the Justice Department in Washington.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
November 16, 2018 - 11:48 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Mike Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has told Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham in a meeting that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation will proceed, according to a person familiar with the meeting. The meeting...
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In this March 22, 2018 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, exits a secure area to speak to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
October 22, 2018 - 11:43 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are expected to reopen the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election if they win the majority in November. But they would have to be selective in what they investigate. California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top...
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In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File
August 16, 2018 - 8:28 am
By Jill Colvin and Anne Flaherty, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's...
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