The special investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election will hit the one-year mark this Thursday, having so far produced zero evidence of collusion between Donald Trump and the Kremlin. US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has been the constant backdrop of Donald Trump's presidency, but the focus of his probe has wandered off into decidedly un-Russian territory. "Russiagate," as it's colloquially known, has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past twelve months. Terrifying stories of Trump scheming with Putin to steal the US presidency have morphed into lurid tales of porn actresses, payoffs, and decade-old bank fraud. In the absence of evidence pointing to a Trump-Kremlin link, Mueller is now looking to make a case – any case. After one year, what has Mueller's Russia probe actually uncovered – and where is it heading? Calling Mueller's bluff In February, Mueller indicted 13 people and three organizations … [Read more...] about Happy b-day, Mueller probe! What happened to the ‘Russia collusion,’ though?
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The Democratic Party has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the campaign of Donald Trump, the Russian government and Wikileaks, alleging all three conspired to swing the 2016 presidential election. In a lawsuit filed in the New York, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) claims senior members of the Trump campaign collaborated with the Russian government its spy agency in order to help the former reality television star and hurt his rival, Hillary Clinton. “During the 2016 presidential campaign, Russia launched an all-out assault on our democracy, and it found a willing and active partner in Donald Trump’s campaign,” DNC Chairman Tom Perez said in a statement. “This constituted an act of unprecedented treachery: the campaign of a nominee for President of the United States in league with a hostile foreign power to bolster its own chance to win the presidency,” he said. The civil lawsuit, filed almost 18 months since Mr Trump won the presidency … [Read more...] about Democratic Party sues Trump, Russia government and Wikileaks alleging they conspired to disrupt the 2016 presidential election
US & Canada 3 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-43627769 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsRussia-Trump inquiry The first person has been jailed as part of the FBI inquiry into alleged collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign team and Russia.Dutch lawyer Alex van der … [Read more...] about Dutch lawyer jailed in Trump-Russia inquiry
US & Canada 27 February 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42493918 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsRussia-Trump inquiry For more than a year the Trump-Russia affair has dominated front pages and mired the president's administration in conflict and controversy. But what is it exactly? How … [Read more...] about All you need to know about Trump Russia story
Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are sharply disagreeing with Republicans on the panel who say they do not see any evidence of collusion or coordination between President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia. California Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the panel, said on Tuesday that he believes there is “significant evidence” of collusion between Mr Trump’s campaign and Russia, though he could not say if there was criminal wrongdoing. Republicans on the committee announced on Monday that they had completed a draft report and they saw no evidence of collusion. Mr Schiff, who saw the Republican report for the first time on Tuesday, said Democrats on the committee would try to continue the investigation where possible and would write their own report to lay out conclusions from the intelligence panel’s year-long investigation into Russian meddling. The Republican report “misleadingly characterises events, and … [Read more...] about House Democrats cite ‘evidence’ of Trump-Russia collusion