Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «russians»

June 22, 2017 2:23 AM The Latest: Former Homeland boss outlines Russia threat

U.S. officials have outlined the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, describing efforts to hack into election systems in 21 states and to fill the internet with misinformation. Officials also revealed what appeared to be a breakdown in communications about how severe the threat appeared, and they reported tensions the Obama administration 24

June 21, 2017 9:49 PM House Democrats Have Questions About Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

The letter, sent by Rep. Elijah Cummings but signed by every Democrat on the Congressional Committee on Government and Oversight Reform, is a request for documents to show that the White House complied with procedures surrounding suspension of security clearances for employees under investigation. The letter notes that Flynn, who resigned after offering 23

June 21, 2017 4:41 PM The Latest: Johnson says hacking didn’t alter ballot counts

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says cyberattacks orchestrated by the Russian government did not alter any ballots, ballot counts or the reporting of election results. But Johnson tells the House Intelligence committee that he doesn’t know whether the hacking of the Democratic National Committee’s emails and other Moscow-directed interference 23

June 21, 2017 8:07 AM Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

WASHINGTON — Out: White House press briefings and presidential interviews. In: tweet-storms and political rallies. President Donald Trump has swapped traditional forms of White House transparency for direct but one-way communication through Twitter and speeches to friendly audiences. As he heads to Iowa on Wednesday for his fifth political rally while 39

June 20, 2017 7:26 PM Spicer’s claim that Trump’s media availability is ‘significant’ is nonsense — particularly lately

During White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s daily news briefing on Tuesday — the first on-camera briefing by Spicer in about a week — he was asked about the administration’s increasing reliance on closed-door decision-making and decreasing availability to the public. While defending his team, Spicer expanded his defense of the administration’s transparency 36

June 20, 2017 6:50 PM Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement this week about the existence of any tapes of conversations between him and former FBI Director James Comey, the White House said on Tuesday. "The president has said that he will make an announcement on this. I expect it this week," White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters 40

June 20, 2017 11:39 AM The Daily 202: Most Republicans in the Georgia special election are willing to give Trumpcare a chance

CHAMBLEE, Ga.—Obamacare has been front and center in Republican campaign commercials for the past four election cycles, but it’s been absent from the airwaves ahead of today’s special election in Georgia’s Sixth District. Most of the GOP spots have focused on national security. A relentless barrage of attacks ads sought to define Democratic candidate 40

June 20, 2017 4:38 AM House Democrats demand info on Michael Flynn’s alleged Saudi Arabia visit over Russia nuclear plant deal

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was reportedly in Saudi Arabia during the 2016 campaign to negotiate a deal for the U.S. and Russia to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East. WASHINGTON — House Democrats are demanding that Michael Flynn disclose more information about an alleged trip to Saudi Arabia to promote a possible joint U.S.-Russian 17

June 19, 2017 7:49 PM A Republican contractor’s database of nearly every voter was left exposed on the Internet for 12 days, researcher says

Detailed information on nearly every U.S. voter — including in some cases their ethnicity, religion and views on political issues — was left exposed online for two weeks by a political consultancy which works for the Republican National Committee and other GOP clients. The data offered a strikingly complete picture of the voting histories and political

June 19, 2017 7:44 AM AP FACT CHECK: Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and one of his personal lawyers have contradicted each other over whether the president is under investigation by the special counsel probing Russians’ meddling in the 2016 election and possible links with the Trump campaign. TRUMP tweet Friday: “I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director 23