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Facing Scrutiny Of Their Donation To Top Republicans, Giuliani's Associates Turned To A Major Trump Ally For Help

A firm run by Andy Surabian, who has worked with Steve Bannon and Donald Trump Jr., says Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, the business partners at the center of the impeachment inquiry, still haven’t paid for work done last year.

Emma Loop 8 days ago

A Former Trump Campaign Aide Said The Campaign Was "Very Happy" About The Release Of Hacked DNC Emails

Rick Gates told special counsel Robert Mueller’s team that the WikiLeaks release allowed the Trump campaign to deflect after a slump in the polls.

Emma Loop 12 days ago

The Mueller Report’s Secret Memos

BuzzFeed News sued the US government to see all the work that Mueller’s team kept secret. We have published the first installment, with revelations about the Ukraine conspiracy theory, Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort, and more.

Jason Leopold 12 days ago

The Investigation Into Rudy Giuliani's Associates Has Widened

Federal investigators have acquired records — many obtained earlier this month by BuzzFeed News — showing a whirlwind of lavish spending by Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two key operatives who dug up dirt on Joe Biden for President Trump.

Michael Sallah 23 days ago

Two Men Who Worked With Rudy Giuliani To Dig Up Dirt On Biden Have Been Arrested

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman are in custody, a spokesperson for the US attorney's office in Manhattan has confirmed.

Zoe Tillman One month ago

Two Key Players In The Ukraine Controversy Spent Lavishly As They Dug For Dirt on Biden

Bank records reveal a whirlwind of spending at high-end restaurants, an infamous strip club, and five-star hotels by the two little-known operatives who waged a back-channel campaign with Rudy Giuliani.

Michael Sallah One month ago

A New Senate Report Shows How The NRA Built A Close Relationship With Russia

“We’ve worked for 7 years to build trust with the Russians,” the wife of a former NRA president wrote.

Emma Loop One month ago

Kamala Harris Has Thrived On The Senate's Most Secretive Committee. Even Republicans Say So.

Members of the Senate Intelligence Committee from both parties praise Harris as being “whip-smart” and a great interrogator behind closed doors.

Emma Loop 3 months ago

Robert Mueller Tells America "No," He Did Not Totally Exonerate The President

Former special counsel Robert Mueller warned that the Russians are attempting to get involved in the American elections saying, "they’re doing it as we sit here."

Tasneem Nashrulla 3 months ago

Republicans Slam Their Own Intelligence Committee Chair Over Trump Jr. Subpoena

The Republican chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, whom Trump once dubbed a “highly respected” senator, is now taking heat from some of the president’s allies.

Emma Loop 6 months ago

The Mueller Report Shed New Light On Dmitry Klokov, A Mysterious Figure In The Trump Tower Moscow Deal

A Russian who offered Michael Cohen a meeting between Trump and Vladimir Putin was a former government official, not a weightlifter by the same name.

Azeen Ghorayshi 7 months ago

In New Documents, Cohen Says Trump "Instructed" Him To Lie

In a memo submitted to Congress, the president's former lawyer asked for time to help congressional investigators review new evidence.

Emma Loop 7 months ago

Jared Kushner Spoke In Private To The Senate Intelligence Committee As It Probes Russian Interference

It was unclear exactly what the president’s son-in-law told senators. Kushner did not answer questions.

Emma Loop 7 months ago

Senior US Lawmakers Are Calling For An Urgent Review Of WWF Funding Following A BuzzFeed News Investigation

“These are shocking reports which, if true, should trigger an immediate and thorough review of these programs.”

Katie J.M. Baker 8 months ago

The House Intelligence Committee Wants To Question The Trump Organization’s Chief Financial Officer Following Cohen’s Testimony

Allen Weisselberg came up multiple times during Michael Cohen’s testimony to the House Oversight Committee this week, leaving lawmakers with questions for the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer.

Emma Loop 8 months ago

“In His Way, He Was Telling Me To Lie”: Michael Cohen Testified On Trump Moscow Cover-Up

In a public appearance before the House Oversight Committee, Cohen apologized for lying to Congress, and noted that, at that time, he was trying to protect the president.

Emma Loop 8 months ago

A Republican Member Of Congress Accused Michael Cohen Of Having An Affair, Raising Questions About Witness Intimidation

“Do your wife & father-in-law know about your girlfriends? Maybe tonight would be a good time for that chat,” Rep. Matt Gaetz tweeted as Cohen testified behind closed doors.

Emma Loop 8 months ago

A Lobbyist At The Trump Tower Meeting Received Half A Million Dollars In Suspicious Payments

A bank flagged transactions, including large cash deposits, made before and after Rinat Akhmetshin attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting.

Emma Loop 9 months ago

These Secret Files Show How The Trump Moscow Talks Unfolded While Trump Heaped Praise On Putin

Ahead of Michael Cohen’s testimony, read the original paper trail behind the campaign to build Europe’s tallest tower in Moscow — and how it played out alongside Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Azeen Ghorayshi 9 months ago

The President Said No Site Was Picked For Trump Moscow — But Documents Show His Fixers Were Scoping A Prime Location

Trump told the New York Times the Moscow development was “not important” and he was “not even sure they had a site.” But documents reveal early plans to build the luxury skyscraper on an industrial complex near the Moscow River.

Emma Loop 9 months ago