collusion

This courtroom sketch depicts defense lawyer Kevin Downing asking questions of Rick Gates, as former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, bottom front left, listens during Manafort's trial on bank fraud and tax evasion at federal court.
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August 07, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — In blistering questioning, a defense lawyer accused the protege of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of being immersed in "so many lies" he can't remember them all, as he tried to undermine the credibility of the government's star witness in Manafort's fraud trial...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Lewis Center, Ohio.
AP Photo/John Minchillo
August 05, 2018 - 1:34 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to have changed his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his political opponent. Trump wrote in...
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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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Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency.
AP Photo/Richard Drew, File
August 01, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that played out on its service in 2016, bringing on thousands of human moderators and advanced artificial intelligence systems to weed out fake accounts and foreign propaganda campaigns. But it may never get the upper hand...
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In this March 8, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, left, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, walks with this wife Kathleen Manafort, as they arrive at the Alexandria Federal Courthouse in Alexandria, Va.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File
July 31, 2018 - 6:24 am
UPDATE: 2:30 p.m. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A jury set to decide the fate of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was selected Tuesday, and opening statements in his tax evasion and bank fraud trial were expected in the afternoon. It's the first trial arising from special...
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Russian opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the former owner of the Yukos Oil Company, poses for a photograph after being interviewed by The Associated Press in London, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham
July 26, 2018 - 9:24 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Moscow lawyer said to have promised Donald Trump's presidential campaign dirt on his Democratic opponent worked more closely with senior Russian government officials than she previously let on, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. Scores of emails, transcripts...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, waves to members of the media as they arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
July 18, 2018 - 6:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — His toughness with Vladimir Putin in question, President Donald Trump declared on Wednesday he had told the Russian leader face to face to stay out of America's elections "and that's the way it's going to be." A few hours earlier, Trump had answered "no" when asked if the longtime...
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July 17, 2018 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump strained Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he simply misspoke when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in...
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Konstantin Kilimnik is seen seated on the far left in a March 2006 photo as part of a collection of internal corporate records from the international political consulting offices of Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
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July 02, 2018 - 3:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — During the special counsel's Russia investigation, Konstantin Kilimnik has been described as a fixer, translator or office manager to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort. But Kilimnik, an elusive figure now indicted alongside Manafort on witness tampering...
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Two House lawmakers who are allies of President Donald Trump are set to meet with top intelligence officials Thursday as Trump has raised new suspicions about the federal investigation that is looking into his campaign.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
May 24, 2018 - 8:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate lawmakers from both parties are set to meet with top intelligence officials Thursday as President Donald Trump raises new suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign. Trump is calling his newest attempt at discrediting special counsel Robert...
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