Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump Russia Probe

President Donald Trump speaks during the "American Leadership in Emerging Technology" event in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in Washington.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he “did not make” and doesn’t have any recordings of his private conversations with ousted FBI Director James Comey, speaking up on Twitter after a month-long ...
President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

BY VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn’t try to stop it. “By the ...
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Washington.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump said he had a secret. He dangled it on Twitter. He parried reporters’ questions about it. He milked the moment, drawing out the drama for weeks. That big tease ...
Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies to the House Intelligence Committee task force on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017, as part of the Russia investigation.

BY RICHARD LARDNER and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON (AP) — A sinister portrait of Russia’s cyberattacks on the U.S. emerged Wednesday as current and former U.S. officials told Congress Moscow stockpiled stolen information and selectively disseminated it during the 2016 presidential ...
President Donald Trump and his son Barron Trump walk to Marine One across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 17, 2017, en route to Camp David in Maryland.

BY CATHERINE LUCEY and HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president’s outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target ...
President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron Trump walk on the South Lawn upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 18, 2017, from Camp David in Maryland.

BY CALVIN WOODWARD and JIM DRINKARD WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 ...
President Donald Trump walks with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster from the Oval Office to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 16, 2017, for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., then onto Miami.

BY VIVIAN SALAMA and JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confirmed Friday he is under federal investigation and appeared to single out a senior Justice Department official for criticism, underscoring his growing frustration with the persistent focus on ...
In this June 9, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump listens during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

BY JOSH LEDERMAN and EMILY SWANSON WASHINGTON (AP) — A clear majority of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to interfere with the investigation into Russia’s alleged election meddling and possible Trump campaign collusion, a new poll shows. Just ...
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.

BY JAKE PEARSON and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — The special counsel appointed to investigate Russian influence in the 2016 presidential campaign is now examining whether President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, it has been reported. Accusations of ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin walks along the Cathedral Square of the Kremlin, to take part in a holiday reception in Moscow, Monday, June 12, 2017.

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will testify before a House panel as momentum builds on Capitol Hill for a package of new Russia sanctions aimed at punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 presidential ...
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