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Trump Plans to Help With Russia Legal Bills

President Donald Trump intends to spend at least $430,000 of his own money to help pay the legal bills of White House staff and campaign aides related to the investigations into Russian election meddling in the 2016 election. A White House official confirmed the plan, which was first reported by the website Axios. The official spoke on condition of anonymity in order to discuss the president’s plans. Trump has dismissed multiple ongoing investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Russia as a “witch hunt” made up by Democrats to explain…

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Hey, Media: We Finally Found a Real Russia Scandal!

Michael Graham, Boston HeraldHey, mainstream media! We finally found it — a real Russia scandal involving the 2016 election. With actual evidence of criminal wrongdoing and everything! So come on, New York Times, CNN and MSNBC, let’s …Hey, where’d everybody go?For months I’ve been doing TV hits as the token conservative and getting grilled over Russiagate. Did Donald Trump and the Russians collude to steal the election from Hillary Clinton? … Read the referenced┬ástory here: Hey, Media: We Finally Found a Real Russia Scandal!

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Russia Accuses US Govt of Pushing for its Olympic Exclusion

The Kremlin accused the U.S. government on Friday of pushing for Russia’s exclusion from the Olympics. A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin said the IOC was coming under pressure from the U.S., his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Putin meant “state (structures), including through social and non-government organizations.” Putin said the effort aimed to ensure Russia was either barred from next year’s Winter Olympics entirely or forced to compete under a neutral flag. In televised comments on Thursday, Putin said the IOC depended on sponsorship income “and in turn clear…

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US Envoy Haley: Russia Interference in Elections Is ‘Warfare’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday described Russian interference in U.S. elections as “warfare.” U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that Russia used cyber-enabled means in an attempt to help President Donald Trump win the White House, an allegation the Kremlin has denied. “We have to be so hard on this and we have to hold them accountable,” Haley said during a panel discussion with former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Condoleezza Rice held by the George W. Bush Institute in New York on Thursday. “When…

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Putin: Russia Will Respond in Kind if US Quits Missile Treaty

Russia will respond immediately and symmetrically if the United States quits the intermediate-range nuclear forces treaty, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday. Moscow is ready to develop new weapons systems, both nuclear and non-nuclear, in response to other countries doing the same, Putin said at a forum with scholars. … Read the referenced story here: Putin: Russia Will Respond in Kind if US Quits Missile Treaty

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