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March 27, 2017 9:45 PM 23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions

Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie, according to a complaint sent to the Department of Justice. The complaint, which names 23 residents, states that Sessions gave false 16

March 27, 2017 11:25 AM Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings With Russians

A White House spokeswoman, Hope Hicks, confirmed those meetings, saying in an interview that nothing of consequence was discussed and that they went nowhere. Mr. Gorkov, who previously served as deputy chairman of the board at Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, could not be reached for comment. Members of presidential transition teams routinely 15

March 27, 2017 8:41 AM Opposition leader among hundreds arrested at Moscow protest

MOSCOW: Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption. Navalny had called for the marches after publishing a detailed report this month accusing Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of controlling a property empire through a shadowy 18

March 25, 2017 6:04 PM With his presidency off course, Trump confronts the lessons of the health-care debacle

Sixty-five days do not ultimately define a presidency, especially the first 65 of a new president’s first term. That’s as true for President Trump as for other presidents who suffered early setbacks. But without some serious stocktaking inside the White House after the failed effort to replace the Affordable Care Act, there could be more trouble ahead 23

March 25, 2017 10:05 AM Ex-CIA chief: Flynn’s firm discussed removing cleric from US

WASHINGTON — Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused the Trump administration’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the United States. The Wall Street Journal first reported Woolsey’s comments 16

March 25, 2017 10:05 AM Ex-CIA chief: Flynn's firm discussed removing cleric from US

Former CIA Director James Woolsey has accused the Trump administration's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, of participating in a discussion with Turkish officials about possibly subverting the U.S. extradition process to remove a Turkish cleric from the United States. The Wall Street Journal first reported Woolsey's comments and posted 8

March 23, 2017 11:38 PM G.O.P. Panel Chairman Apologizes for Withholding Trump Data From Democrats

WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the House committee investigating Russian interference in the election apologized in a private meeting on Thursday for not sharing intelligence with the panel’s top Democrat before giving it to President Trump and the news media, Democratic lawmakers said. But the expression of contrition from Representative Devin 17

March 23, 2017 4:15 PM House intelligence committee chair apologizes to Democrats after disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee chairman privately apologized to his Democratic colleagues on Thursday, yet publicly defended his decision to openly discuss and brief President Donald Trump on typically secret intercepts that he says swept up communications of the president’s transition team. GOP Rep. Devin Nunes’ decision to disclose 12

March 23, 2017 1:04 PM Nunes Puts Credibility of House Panel He Leads in Doubt

With the House investigation in question, Democrats will be forced to rely on an inquiry being led by the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is also controlled by Republicans. Ideally, Democrats want a independent commission created to investigate the matter. The White House vehemently opposes that idea and Republican lawmakers have dismissed it as unnecessary 16

March 23, 2017 3:13 AM Sen. John McCain Calls for Select Committee to Probe Trump-Russia Claims

Sen. John McCain Thursday called for a select committee to be formed to clear up whether there was coordination between President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian influences, while saying he finds comments made by House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes about information gathered through intelligence gathering "very disturbing." "I have not seen anything 1