Russia’s “Propaganda War” On US Social Media Is Ongoing, New Reports Say
Outside researchers provide the deepest look yet at Russian efforts to influence American politics in reports released by the Senate Intelligence Committee Monday.
The House Intelligence Committee Will Investigate Trump’s Company’s Plan To Give Putin A $50 Million Penthouse
Democratic members said they will look into the plan, reported by BuzzFeed News, when they assume control of the committee in January.
John McCain Urges Americans To Come Together In A Farewell Letter
“Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America,” McCain wrote before his death Saturday.
Sen. John McCain Has Died At Age 81
The former presidential nominee, senator from Arizona, and war hero served in Congress for more than three decades. He was held captive for more than five years during the Vietnam War and aggressively opposed the use of torture by the US throughout his political career.
Senate Intel Wants To Follow The Money In The Russia Probe. But Treasury Isn't Making That Easy.
Last year, staff inside Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network questioned whether the department was deliberately trying to stymie the Senate’s investigation.
The Senate Intelligence Committee Has Asked Julian Assange To Testify, WikiLeaks Says
WikiLeaks says it is "considering the offer."
A Senator Actually Referenced The "This Is Fine" Meme In His Closing Statements About Russian Interference
"Some feel that we as a society are sitting in a burning room, calmly drinking a cup of coffee, telling ourselves, 'This is fine.' ... That's not fine."
Facebook Uncovers Political Influence Campaign With Possible Russia Ties
“We have found evidence of connections between these accounts and previously identified [Russia Internet Research Agency] accounts.”
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg And Twitter's Jack Dorsey Plan To Testify To Senators About Russian Interference
The Senate Intelligence Committee is planning on holding two hearings on social media as part of its Russia investigation.
The Senate Just Sent A Unanimous Message To Trump: Don't Take Putin’s Deal
The symbolic measure was aimed at dissuading Trump from accepting a deal proposed by Putin to turn over US officials for questioning by Russian investigators.
Senate Intel Had Asked For Financial Documents On The Russian Gun Rights Activist
Last year, the Senate Intelligence Committee requested financial transactions on Maria Butina and Alexander Torshin that banks deemed to be "suspicious" or "derogatory."
Peter Strzok Called Trump's Criticism Of A Fallen Soldier's Father "Horrible" And "Disgusting" During A Chaotic Congressional Hearing
FBI agent Peter Strzok defended his texts criticizing Donald Trump during the 2016 election, saying Republicans' implications "corrode" Americans' trust in the FBI.
Senate Intel Just Contradicted House Republicans On Russian Election Interference
The Senate Intelligence Committee endorsed the conclusions of a January 2017 intelligence community assessment that Trump and House Republicans have sought to discredit.
The Senate Intel Committee Is In Regular Contact With The Trump–Russia Dossier Author
The committee's chair, Richard Burr of North Carolina, told BuzzFeed News that there are weekly contacts with Christopher Steele.
The Inspector General Report About The Clinton Investigation Is Out And Republicans Are Still Pretty Mad At The FBI
The long-awaited report said political bias was not a part of the FBI’s decision to clear Hillary Clinton, but that did little to assuage Republicans.
Democrats Want To Interview Ivanka Trump In The Russia Probe
The push by some Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee follows BuzzFeed News’ report on her contact with a Russian weightlifter who offered to set up a Trump-Putin meeting.
Ivanka Trump Was In Contact With A Russian Who Offered A Trump-Putin Meeting
Her contact, a Russian Olympic weightlifter, said a meeting between Trump and Putin could expedite a Trump tower in Moscow.
Democrats Say There's "No Evidence" For Trump's Spy Claims After Classified Briefings
Two White House officials attended the meetings — but left before the classified briefings began. Democrats say their presence was "inappropriate."
Gina Haspel Was Just Confirmed As The First Woman CIA Director
Haspel’s nomination faced opposition from many senators for her role in the CIA’s torture program, but she ultimately won over enough Democrats to be confirmed.