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Senate Republicans defend Trump’s response on Russian bounties

Senate Republicans defend Trump’s response on Russian bounties

Senate Republicans are defending President Trump’s handling of intelligence claiming that Russia’s military intelligence units offered bounties to Taliban militants to kill U.S. troops, arguing the evidence of bounties has not received sufficient verification. Trump has come under sharp criticism since Saturday for not issuing…
By Freedom and Excellence | Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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Trump turns tables, scores wins over Russia

President Trump’s often-criticized effort to forge better relations with Russia has morphed into a confrontational stance that this week scored economic and national security wins. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that her government is backing construction of a shipping depot for importing liquefied natural gas…
By Amit Shah | Wednesday, October 24, 2018
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UK deploys military in Russia spy attack probe

  British soldiers were deployed on Friday to help a counter-terrorism investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy as speculation mounted over how London could retaliate if the Russian state is found to be responsible. The defence ministry said 180 soldiers…
By Amit Shah | Saturday, March 10, 2018
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Hope Hicks to resign as White House Communications Director

White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, who has been at President Trump’s side since before the 2016 campaign, announced her resignation Wednesday. The exit of Ms. Hicks, 29, a former model who has been a key player but mostly stayed behind the scenes both on…
By Amit Shah | Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Senators flag ‘unusual’ Susan Rice email on Russia probe from Inauguration Day

Ex-national security adviser Susan Rice sent an “unusual email” to herself the day President Trump was sworn into office documenting former President Barack Obama's guidance at a high-level meeting about how law enforcement should investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race, two Republican senators…
By Amit Shah | Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Russia steps up air raids on Syria’s Idlib province after jet shot down

AMMAN (Reuters) - Russian jets intensified their raids on rebel-held towns and cities in Syria’s northern Idlib province on Sunday night, a day after rebels shot down a Russian warplane and killed its pilot. Civil defense sources said air raids struck the towns of Kafr…
By Amit Shah | Monday, February 5, 2018
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‘Dodgy’ anti-Trump dossier hits an ominous milestone

One year ago, BuzzFeed took the momentous step of posting an unsubstantiated, 35-page scandal sheet against then-President-elect Trump — and Washington hasn’t been the same since. The news website’s post, which oddly came with a disclaimer, immediately took on the name “dossier.” Sometimes it was…
By Amit Shah | Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Trump slams ‘Sneaky Dianne Feinstein’ for releasing Fusion GPS founder’s testimony

President Trump slammed Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Wednesday after she released testimony from the research firm behind the unverified dossier. “The fact that Sneaky Dianne Feinstein, who has on numerous occasions stated that collusion between Trump/Russia has not been found, would release testimony in such…
By Amit Shah | Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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Uranium One deal led to some exports to Europe, memos show

After the Obama administration approved the sale of a Canadian mining company with significant U.S. uranium reserves to a firm owned by Russia’s government, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission assured Congress and the public the new owners couldn’t export any raw nuclear fuel from America’s shores.…
By Yaco Zaragoza | Thursday, November 2, 2017
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Manafort, Gates plead not guilty in grand jury indictment

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates pleaded not guilty on Monday after being indicted on 12 counts by a federal grand jury as part of the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign officials in…
By Yaco Zaragoza | Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Indictment expected from Mueller’s probe into Trump campaign aides

One of two former top strategists for the Trump campaign is “likely” to face indictment as early as Monday, a senior Democrat said Sunday, previewing what would be the first criminal charges in the intensifying probe led by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III into…
By Yaco Zaragoza | Monday, October 30, 2017
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Clinton: ‘I was on the way to winning’ until Comey, Russia intervened

Leading Democrats across the country have been calling for a full accounting of Hillary Clinton’s shocking loss to Donald Trump since November. They didn’t get it Tuesday, when the former secretary of state spoke with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. In Manhattan for a Women For Women…
By Yaco Zaragoza | Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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