Trump's Russian ambassador Jon Huntsman will resign and return to Utah

Trump’s Russian ambassador Jon Huntsman will resign and return to Utah

US Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. Mikhail Tereshchenko | TASS | Getty Images The American ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, will resign and return to his home state of Utah, the Salt Lake Tribune reported Tuesday. The former Utah governor sent a letter to the White House on Tuesday morning saying he would step […]

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Robert Mueller testimony opening statement on Trump, Russia probe

Special counsel Robert Mueller began his testimony before a House panel Wednesday with an opening statement that called Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election that sent President Donald Trump to the White House among the “most serious” challenges to American democracy. Mueller was testifying for hours on Capitol Hill about his investigation into Russian interference, […]

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Mueller witness George Nader accused of transporting boy for sex, porn

This 1998 frame from video provided by C-SPAN shows George Nader, president and editor of Middle East Insight. As an adviser to Abu Dhabi’s crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Nader worked throughout 2017 with Elliott Broidy, a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, in a secretive lobbying effort to alter U.S. policy in […]

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Trump officials warn of 'active threats' to US elections

Trump officials warn of ‘active threats’ to US elections

Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats answers questions during a hearing held by the Senate Armed Services Committee March 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. Getty Images The Trump administration outlined “active threats” to U.S. elections as it briefed Congress Wednesday on steps the government has taken to improve election security in the wake of Russian […]

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Trump White House 'uniquely dysfunctional', says UK's ambassador in Washington

Trump White House ‘uniquely dysfunctional’, says UK’s ambassador in Washington

Donald Trump’s White House is “uniquely dysfunctional” and “inept”, according to leaked memos from the UK’s ambassador in Washington. The documents detail Sir Kim Darroch’s judgements on the Trump administration from 2017 to the present, and could prove highly embarrassing for the Foreign Office. Officials insisted the relationship with the US could withstand the “mischievous” leak and defended […]

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Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in New York case

Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort pleads not guilty in New York case

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday afternoon to mortgage fraud and other criminal charges filed by New York state authorities, as his lawyer vowed to challenge the case on grounds of double jeopardy. Manafort, dressed in a blue jailhouse jumpsuit and a brown belt, was helped to his feet by his […]

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Trump ex-advisor Michael Flynn's criminal case on hold until August

Trump ex-advisor Michael Flynn’s criminal case on hold until August

Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn departs U.S. District Court, where he was expected to plead guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2017. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The criminal sentencing of President Donald Trump‘s first national security advisor Michael […]

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Vladimir Putin muscles into Africa, which is bad news for US interests

Vladimir Putin muscles into Africa, which is bad news for US interests

Russian leader Vladimir Putin recently bought himself into an African country for a relative pittance, working through Yevgeny Prigozhin, his favorite contractor for such special projects, which have ranged from attempting to tip U.S. elections to saving Syria’s dictator. With that partner, Putin won an insider’s influence over the strategically placed Central African Republic, or […]

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