Russia's interference in the 2016 election was wrong. But the reasons why are harder to pin down than you might think. Not all foreign interference in elections is unjustified. Far from it, in fact.
Covering stories is too important to abandon for brazen partisan pandering-or wishful thinking.
Shockingly, most people are sticking to their guns.
As for obstruction evidence, he punts the matter to Congress.
How much will we see of the special counsel's report? And when?
At this point, making assumptions would be stupid.
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"I was very concerned that I was able to put the Russia case on absolutely solid ground," the former FBI deputy director says.
After months imprisoned in Thailand, the Belarusian citizen was deported to Moscow and promptly arrested on charges of luring people into prostitution.
People are losing their damn fool minds in the midst of Putin paranoia.
A second covert campaign against Judge Roy Moore is revealed, suggesting that voters need to up their media-literacy game, and fast.
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"Does the USA want to be the Policeman of the Middle East?" the president asks-and gets a resounding yes from Republicans and Democrats.
Are we really going to shut down the internet because Hillary Clinton ran a bad campaign and blew an easy win?
Plus: Trump inauguration spending also under scrutiny, feds want fentanyl cases out of state court, and Twitter's stock is surging.
Also: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez owns the cons while spouting policy B.S.
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Manafort, meanwhile, tried to conceal that he was still talking to Trump administration officials after he was indicted.
Snitches get a slap on the wrist sometimes.
We should, but probably won't, learn the lesson that U.S. presidents don't have to control or even fully understand world events.
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Negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow continued during the primaries, he now says.
But WikiLeaks and Manafort have pushed back on the report.
Plus: Russian bots still stirring election fears and social media growth in U.S. is flat.
I learned it from watching you, Uncle Sam!
What does he know? And more importantly, who is the information about?
An aide for the jailed dissident calls Google's actions "political censorship."
George Papadopoulos Gets 14-Day Sentence over Lies to FBI About Russian Contacts During Trump's Campaign
The former adviser pleaded guilty last year.
The woman who leaked a report showing Russian attempts to infiltrate voting systems gets the longest sentence ever imposed for her offense.
Former Trump campaign chairman likely heading to prison.
What even is truth? Rudy Giuliani doesn't seem to have any idea.
"Diplomatic isolationists" who want to quash any dialog with Russia for partisan reasons are missing out on chances for progress on nuclear weapons and terrorism, the Senator believes.
If you were planning to attend an anti-right rally in D.C. next week, we've got some awkward news for you.
Merkel believes "it must once again become normal for Russian and American presidents to meet."
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The Arizona senator blasted Trump today for his press conference with Vladimir Putin.
In a series of tweets, the libertarian-leaning Republican detailed why Trump's joint press conference with Vladimir Putin was all wrong.
Trump also said he doesn't think any of his predecessors have been as tough on Russia as him.
"Haven't presidents been killed in the United States? Have you forgotten about-well, has Kennedy been killed in Russia or in the United States? Or Mr. King?"
Paul defends Trump's conversation with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the name of diplomacy.
The president has a long history of admiration for authoritarians and strongmen.