“Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America,” McCain wrote before his death Saturday.

Emma Loop • One month ago

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.

Emma Loop • One month ago

Last year, staff inside Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network questioned whether the department was deliberately trying to stymie the Senate’s investigation.

Emma Loop • 2 months ago

WikiLeaks says it is "considering the offer."

Emma Loop • 2 months ago

"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."

Tanya Chen • 2 months ago

“We have found evidence of connections between these accounts and previously identified [Russia Internet Research Agency] accounts.”

Ryan Mac • 2 months ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee is planning on holding two hearings on social media as part of its Russia investigation.

Emma Loop • 2 months ago

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.

Emma Loop • 2 months ago

Last year, the Senate Intelligence Committee requested financial transactions on Maria Butina and Alexander Torshin that banks deemed to be "suspicious" or "derogatory."

Emma Loop • 3 months ago

FBI agent Peter Strzok defended his texts criticizing Donald Trump during the 2016 election, saying Republicans' implications "corrode" Americans' trust in the FBI.

Sarah Mimms • 3 months ago

The Senate Intelligence Committee endorsed the conclusions of a January 2017 intelligence community assessment that Trump and House Republicans have sought to discredit.

Emma Loop • 3 months ago

The committee's chair, Richard Burr of North Carolina, told BuzzFeed News that there are weekly contacts with Christopher Steele.

Emma Loop • 3 months ago

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.

Emma Loop • 4 months ago

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.

Emma Loop • 4 months ago

Her contact, a Russian Olympic weightlifter, said a meeting between Trump and Putin could expedite a Trump tower in Moscow.

Anthony Cormier • 4 months ago

Two White House officials attended the meetings — but left before the classified briefings began. Democrats say their presence was "inappropriate."

Chris Geidner • 4 months ago

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.

Emma Loop • 5 months ago

Senate investigators released thousands of documents on the Russia investigation Wednesday, including transcripts of interviews with those who attended the June 2016 meeting.

Emma Loop • 5 months ago

Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Central Intelligence Agency was asked repeatedly about the agency's treatment of suspected terrorists at her confirmation hearing.

Emma Loop • 5 months ago

The committee chairman says that in the months ahead, the panel will issue a series of interim reports like the one released Tuesday.

Emma Loop • 5 months ago