Tag Archives: Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections

Germany on high alert over cyber attacks at election nears

SHOWS: BERLIN, GERMANY (REUTERS) – Germany is on high alert ahead of the Sept. 24 election, but government officials say they have not seen signs of any new cyber attacks or suspicious news leaks despite months of warnings about possible foreign meddling. Continue reading

19Sep/17

Cohen, close Trump business adviser, to testify before Senate committee

WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 19, 2017) (NBC) – Michael Cohen, one of President Donald Trump’s closest business advisers, told reporters on Tuesday (September 19) his scheduled testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, was postponed. Continue reading

19Sep/17

Trump campaign adviser was wiretapped: CNN

U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election, CNN reported on Monday. Alva French reports. Continue reading

30Aug/17

Kremlin: Trump Moscow real estate inquiry was ignored

The Russian government has confirmed that a close adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump contacted the Kremlin during the presidential campaign regarding a stalled real estate project in Moscow, but the emailed request was ignored. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

05Aug/17

Mueller requests White House records on Flynn: NYT

Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the New York Times is reporting. Alva French reports. Continue reading

04Aug/17

Mueller convenes Washington grand jury in Russia probe – Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (FILE – JUNE 20, 2017) (NBC) – Special counsel Robert Mueller has convened a grand jury in Washington to investigate allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday (August 3), citing two unnamed people familiar with the matter. Continue reading

27Jul/17

Graham: Any effort to remove Mueller could be ‘beginning of end’ of Trump

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (UNRESTRICTED POOL) — Republican U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham, speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill on Thursday (July 27), slammed any effort by U.S. President Donald Trump to get rid of Attorney General Jeff Sessions or Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Continue reading

24Jul/17

Kushner: ‘All of my actions were proper’

After speaking to lawmakers on Captiol Hill about his contacts with Russia, President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner makes a statement from the White House saying, “All of my actions were proper.”. Continue reading

10Jul/17

Trump backtracks on U.S.-Russia cyber unit

U.S. President Donald Trump backtracks on his push for a cyber security unit with Russia only hours after promoting it following his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Grace Lee reports. Continue reading

09Jul/17

Leading Republican calls Trump-Putin cyber unit close to ‘dumbest idea’ ever

INTERNET (JULY 09, 2017) (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday (July 9) he and Russia’s president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. Continue reading