Justice Department national security chief resigns over snooping on Democrats

John Demers, a Trump appointee, will step down next week The head of the US Justice Department’s national security division will step down amid reports that the agency sought phone records and other information from at least two Democratic members of Congress and their families over a leak investigation. The New York Times reported on MondayContinue reading “Justice Department national security chief resigns over snooping on Democrats”

Paul Manafort Lied To Investigators About Feeding U.S. Polling Data To Russian Spy: Files

Trump’s former campaign manager “lied in multiple ways and on multiple occasions,” according to newly unsealed federal court documents. Former Donald Trump campaign manager and now-pardoned felon Paul Manafort lied repeatedly to investigators about arranging to share polling data on U.S. citizens with a Russian spy, according to federal prosecutors. The revelation was included in courtContinue reading “Paul Manafort Lied To Investigators About Feeding U.S. Polling Data To Russian Spy: Files”

The government finally connects the line from Trump’s campaign to Russian intelligence

From the first moments that the report on Russian interference in the 2016 election compiled by former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team became public two years ago, it was obvious where it contained gaps. The report itself documented the places where questions were unhappily left unanswered, a function of reticence from relevant parties or ofContinue reading “The government finally connects the line from Trump’s campaign to Russian intelligence”

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