2016 election

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.
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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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In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill following exposure to the Russian-developed nerve agent Novichok.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File
August 09, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Susannah George and Matthew Lee, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — New sanctions against Russia will be imposed later this month for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempted assassination of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year, the United States said. The...
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President Trump
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August 04, 2018 - 11:36 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The now-disbanded voting integrity commission launched by the Trump administration to investigate the 2016 presidential election uncovered no evidence to support the president's claims of widespread voter fraud, according to an analysis of administration documents released...
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Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats
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August 02, 2018 - 2:31 pm
By Jeremy Diamond (CNN) -- Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said Thursday that Russia is continuing to pursue its efforts to interfere in the U.S. political system and said President Donald Trump has "specifically directed" the U.S. intelligence community to make countering election...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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July 18, 2018 - 8:35 am
By Zeke Miller and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, promising "big results" from better relations with Russia and hitting back at "haters." Trump made no...
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Court papers unsealed Monday, July 16, 2018, photographed in Washington, shows part of the criminal complaint against Maria Butina.
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July 17, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin,...
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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, smiles beside Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
July 17, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) — In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming...
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein
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July 13, 2018 - 12:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen communications, in a sweeping effort by a foreign government to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to a grand jury...
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