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Shifting Focus

President Trump is hoping to turn focus back to domestic affairs following the testimony from James Comey.

  Questions surrounding Russia and President Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey continue to swirl. In Washington, lawmakers are now calling for President Trump to announce publicly whether he has tapes of closed-door conversations with the former head of the FBI, and -if tapes do exist- they want them turned over to Congress. However, the Trump Administration wants…

Comey In Congress

Former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify before Congress today.

  Almost one month to the day President Trump fired the man personally overseeing the FBI investigation into Russia’s hacking attempts aimed at influencing the outcome of the 2016 Presidential Election, former Director James Comey will go before Congress to give his first spoken account of the matter. Comey has already submitted 7 pages of written testimony to the Senate…

Russian Interference Invesitagtion

Former high-level White House staff members testified in the investigation into Russia's involvement in the presidential election.

The congressional investigation in to Russia’s role in last year’s election is churning forward. The hearings all but consumed Capitol Hill Monday, with testimony from former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates. Yates had been fired by President Donald Trump for refusing to defend his travel ban. She spoke of her warning to…

Russian Talks

The global response to Syria continues as the Secretary of State arrives back in Washington following his tense visit to Russi

The global response to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons continues this morning as secretary of state Rex Tillerson arrived back in Washington following his tense trip to Russia. The visit was originally slated as a chance for the two nations to discuss areas of common ground with hopes of improving relations. But, Syria’s chemical attack against its own civilians…

More Russian Ties

Allegations hint at a new tie between the Trump campaign and Russia.

  New accusations have surfaced amid an FBI investigation into alleged ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, involving former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort hiding payments from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson is planning to visit Moscow next month. Meanwhile, the President continues to encourage Republicans to pass the new health care bill…

Troubling Russian Ties

Problems continue for the White House after the resignation of President Trump's National Security Advisor.

The resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is raising new questions as the White House reportedly knew weeks ago Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence about conversations with the Russian ambassador following the election. Now Democrats and some Republicans are concerned about links between the new administration and Moscow. Amid the internal crisis, the White House is trying…

Buzzfeed published an ‘unverified and explosive’ dossier of Trump-Russia ties

Tuesday night, Buzzfeed decided to publish an unverified report about Donald Trump and his ties to Russia, sparking a fierce debate about ethics in the media. The documents were reportedly comprised by a British former intelligence agent, alleging that Russia was “cultivating, supporting and assisting” Trump for at least five years and that Russian spies had exploited Trump’s ‘personal obsessions…

Election Controversy Continues

An announcement by the President-Elect is overshadowed by election result concerns.

  President-Elect Donald Trump is set to make his major announcement today, officially revealing his controversial nominee for Secretary of State. The announcement will be a break in the blasts of growing calls for an investigation into possible Russian involvement in the in the U.S. election. President-Elect Trump ha cancelled a news conference scheduled for later this week, but later…