Elise Viebeck, The Washington Post Published 9:42 am PDT, Sunday, August 19, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrew Harrer. Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Rudy Giuliani has previously questioned the objectivity of investigators in the Russia probe. Rudy Giuliani has previously questioned the objectivity of investigators in the Russia probe. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Andrew Harrer. 'Truth isn't truth': Giuliani weighs risks of possible Trump interview in Russia probe 1 / 1 Back to Gallery WASHINGTON - Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's lead attorney in the ongoing Russia probe, said Sunday that he will not allow special counsel Robert Mueller III to rush Trump into an interview because investigators could try to catch the president in a lie based on their version of the facts. "I am not going to be … [Read more...] about ‘Truth isn’t truth’: Giuliani weighs risks of possible Trump interview in Russia probe
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Nation and World News By TOM LoBIANCO and CHAD DAY Associated Press | Saturday, April 28, 2018, 12:05 am Share this story FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas, left, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee speak after closed meeting in Washington. The Republican-led House intelligence committee on April 27, 2018, officially declared the end of its Russia probe, saying in its final report that it found no evidence that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File) WASHINGTON — The Republican-led House intelligence committee on Friday released a lengthy report concluding it found no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign, drawing praise from the president and rebuttals from Democrats. The report caps an investigation … [Read more...] about GOP-led House panel clears Trump campaign in Russia probe
U.S. Donald Trump Jr. Vladimir Putin Donald TrumpRussian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya is the latest Kremlin-connected figure to be drawn into the ongoing controversy into allegations that Moscow interfered in the U.S. election with collaboration from the Trump campaign.President Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump Jr. admitted Sunday that he met the Russian lawyer last June at Trump Tower and that Veselnitskaya offered him dirt on his father’s presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton.Rather than delivering the goods, Trump Jr. said, Veselnitskaya pressed him to reverse a set of sanctions on Russia imposed by congress.The “acquaintance” who Trump Jr. said set up the meeting with Veselnitskaya identified himself to The Washington Post. Rob Goldstone is a music publicist and says he’s the one who reached out to Trump Jr.Recommended Slideshows51In Pictures: The 50 Most Powerful Military Forces in the World50Top 50 Highest Grossing Movies … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Jr. Met Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower — So Who is She?
(Reuters) - A Washington lawyer and Fox News guest who was expected to join U.S. President Donald Trump’s legal team this week in the special counsel’s Russia probe has yet to be retained, another of Trump’s lawyers said on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump participates in an onstage interview with moderator Charlie Kirk, founder of Turning Point USA, during a youth forum titled Generation Next, at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 22, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Joseph diGenova’s hiring is pending completion of a review of potential conflicts of interest that may arise from representation of other clients at his law firm, Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said. On Monday, Sekulow said diGenova would sign on this week to help Trump respond to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s lead lawyer in the special counsel … [Read more...] about New Trump lawyer in Russia probe yet to be hired
Driving the Day BUZZ -- THERE IS ALREADY DISCUSSION about Congress allocating emergency money to help rebuild Houston -- America's fourth-largest city -- after this massive storm. Remember: these legislative fights are not easy. As HuffPo's Matt Fuller (@MEPFuller) pointed out last night on Twitter, it's not always easy to pass these kinds of bills. We have to imagine the level of devastation in Houston, combined with the state's large delegation in Congress, will make this a bit easier. Good Monday morning. WELCOME TO THE LAST WEEK of relative quiet in Washington. Congress is back next week and also has to deal with:Story Continued Below The National Flood Insurance Program expires at the end of September. … The FAA needs its authority renewed by the end of September. … SCHIP, a state-based children’s health-care program, must be renewed by the end of September. … AND, the government runs out of money Sept. 30 and the debt ceiling needs to be lifted by Sept. … [Read more...] about ‘CATASTROPHE’ in Houston — WAPO: Trump Organization wanted to build Trump Tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign — Rove playbook back in 2018 — JOHNNY DESTEFANO wedding — B’DAY: Bill Cohen