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.
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.
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.
A House Democrat Is Targeting Steven Mnuchin’s Business Dealings In The Russian Sanctions Fight
Rep. Jackie Speier is seeking answers about Mnuchin’s reported business dealings with a Ukrainian-born billionaire with ties to Oleg Deripaska.
Congress Wants To Know Whether Matthew Whitaker Talked To The White House About The Special Counsel’s Response to A BuzzFeed News Report
The House Judiciary Committee chair will ask the acting attorney general at an upcoming hearing about the report that President Trump directed his lawyer to lie to Congress.
Trump’s Personal Lawyer: The President Might Have Discussed Michael Cohen’s Testimony Before He Lied To Congress
Rudy Giuliani confirmed BuzzFeed News reports that negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow continued during the 2016 election — but denied that the president told Michael Cohen to lie about it.
Lawmakers Vow To Investigate Evidence That Trump Told His Lawyer To Lie To Congress
“Such an instruction would amount to obstruction of justice,” one Democrat said.
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.