The House Intelligence Committee may have concluded its Russia investigation, but the panel's Republican chairman, Devin Nunes, is not finished grilling the FBI over its probe into Kremlin election meddling. In a letter to the Justice Department, Nunes is demanding an unredacted copy of the document that initiated the FBI’s investigation of links between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. In the letter, provided Wednesday to the Washington Examiner, Nunes threatens to exhaust “all appropriate legal remedies,” including civil action in federal court, if the agency does not provide the document by April 11.Story Continued Below The document in question describes information provided to the FBI by an Australian diplomat after a conversation with Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos in April 2016. Papadopoulos informed the diplomat at a London bar that he had been told the Russians possessed emails stolen from Trump's rival, Hillary Clinton. In his … [Read more...] about Nunes presses FBI for new Trump-Russia document
Special Counsel Robert Mueller at the Capitol in June 2017.J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. An ex-Russian intelligence officer who worked with Paul Manafort and a Russian escort currently locked up in a Thai jail could be key to answering the question of whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia. On Tuesday night, Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed court documents that raised new questions about contacts between Trump associates and Russia. The memo he submitted related to the impending sentencing of Alex van der Zwaan, a London attorney and Dutch citizen who pleaded guilty to lying to Mueller’s office in November. Van der Zwaan admitted that he misled Mueller’s investigators about his contacts during the fall of 2016 with Rick Gates, Trump’s former deputy campaign manager, and with a Ukrainian business associate working with Gates and Manafort who has been identified in court … [Read more...] about Could an Ex-Russian Operative and an Imprisoned Escort Crack Open the Trump-Russia Case?
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.co.uk/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
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.co.uk/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
close Video Strzok-Page text messages recovered for key dates The political rhetoric over the FISA abuse memo took a new turn with the ranking Democrat drafting his own version; Catherine Herridge goes in-depth for 'Special Report.' Newly uncovered text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page suggest a possible coordination between high-ranking officials at the Obama White House, CIA, FBI, Justice Department and former Senate Democratic leadership in the early stages of the investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to GOP congressional investigators on Wednesday. Republican investigators provided documents to Fox News which -- they say -- “strongly suggest” coordination between former President Barack Obama’s Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, then-Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, and CIA Director John Brennan —which they say would “contradict” the Obama … [Read more...] about Documents suggest possible coordination between CIA, FBI, Obama WH and Dem officials early in Trump-Russia probe: investigators