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15 August 2018
DOJ adds charge against Russian Maria Butina of acting as an agent of a foreign government
On Monday, the Department of Justice charged Butina with one charge, conspiracy, but had not yet gone to the grand jury. Butina will appear at a hearing Wednesday in Washington, DC.
Republican Dana Rohrbacher and Democrat Greg Meeks were the congressional delegation referenced in the charges against alleged Russian spy Maria Butina.
NBC News has learned that an unscheduled principals meeting of Trump's top national security advisers was convened this morning at the White House concerning Russia and the fall out from Helsinki. The meeting concluded before Trump spoke on camera today.
4 week ago
Multiple sources are saying USIC leaders are withholding information from Trump for fear of "compromising sources and methods."
Trump says he, Putin discussed North Korea, curbing global nuclear weapons
Putin in advanced discussions with @Netanyahu on protecting Israel from "surrounding Syria," Trump says.
Pompeo to testify in Senate next week on Russia, North Korea
4 week ago
[email protected]: "I thought that the meeting that I had with President Putin was really strong."
Trump: "My administration has and will continue to move aggressively to repeal any efforts, and repel, we will stop it, we will repel it, any efforts to interfere in our elections. We are doing everything in our power to prevent Russian interference in 2018."
NBC News reports: Special Counsel Mueller to seek immunity for 5 people to testify in trial against Manafort
4 week ago
[email protected]: "We are doing everything in our power to prevent Russian interference in 2018. And we have a lot of power."
4 week ago
[email protected]: "I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place. Could be other people alsoThere was no collusion at all."
4 week ago
President Trump: "I have a full faith in our intelligence agencies. Whoops, they just turned off the lights. That must be the intelligence agencies. There we go. Ok. You guys ok? Good. That was strange, but that's ok."
4 week ago
[email protected]: "I have full faith and support for America's great intelligence agencies, always have."
4 week ago
[email protected]: "I have helped the NATO alliance greatly by increasing defense contributions from our NATO allies by over $44 billion."
U.S. hopes for return of 50 Korean War dead from North Korea within two weeks
Trump claims he misspoke on election meddling, says he sees no reason why it wouldn't be Russia that was responsible
Senate Majority Leader McConnell says U.S. values NATO treaty, EU countries are U.S. friends and 'Russia is not'
Trump says his administration will move aggressively to repel any efforts to interfere in 2018 election
Trump says he meant to say in Helsinki that he saw no reason why it would not be Russia that interfered in elections
Trump says Russia actions had no impact on outcome of elections, accepts U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia meddling took place
4 week ago
The President's 2pm meeting with members of Congress will have a pool spray at the top where he is expected to make remarks on his recent trip to Helsinki, confirms @PressSec.
4 week ago
"Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was at the White House today for routine meetings. He did not meet with the President while he was here," says @PressSec.
Speaker Ryan: "We just conducted a yearlong investigation into Russia's interference in our elections. They did interfere in our elections. It's really clear. There should be no doubt about that."
Obama notes 'utter loss of shame among political leaders when they're caught in a lie and they just double down.'
Trump-Putin meeting could have been worse, Poland says
"[Russia] did interfere in our election. It's really clear." - Paul Ryan
4 week ago
[email protected]: The economy of the United States is stronger than ever before.
Without mentioning his successor, Obama's speech counters many of US President Donald Trump's policies, rallying people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela worked for including democracy, diversity and good education for all
Obama speech says 'politics of fear, resentment' moving at pace unimaginable a few years ago
Fed's Powell: 'Several years' of strong jobs, low inflation still ahead
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the central bank will continue to gradually raise interest rates "for now" to keep inflation near target amid a strong U.S. labor market
US Federal Reserve to continue to raise interest rates gradually: chairman Powell
U.S. dollar, stocks pare gains after release of Powell's speech on economy before Senate panel
4 week ago
[email protected]: While I had a great meeting with NATO, raising vast amounts of money, I had an even better meeting with Putin of Russia. Sadly, it is not being reported that way - the Fake News is going Crazy.
Juncker to meet Trump for trade talks on July 25 in Washington - EU Commission
Corker says best way to push back against Trump-Putin summit is to pass bill that would allow Congress to block tariffs
4 week ago
[email protected]: I had a great meeting with NATO. They have paid $33 Billion more and will pay hundreds of Billions of Dollars more in the future, only because of me. NATO was weak, but it is strong again (bad for Russia). The media only says I was rude to leaders, never mentions the money.
4 week ago
[email protected]: Thank you @RandPaul, you really get it. "The President has gone through a year and a half of totally partisan investigations - what's he supposed think?"
UK Ambassador to Iran (on if there's a timeframe to implement the package to save JCPOA before US sanctions take effect) told me,"It's very difficult to give timelinesWe're not looking at a single target dateSome of these things will be quick andsome will take a long time"
4 week ago
UK PM May's spokesman: Trump's meeting with Putin doesn't harm relations
4 week ago
U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law
Republican Ron DeSantis says he doesn't think "there was any Trump-Russia collusion", adding that issues "have kind of been intermingled by a lot of the people that want to damage him as president"
North Korea to return remains of up to 55 Americans killed in Korean War: report
10-year-old girl shot and killed in NE, last night, identified as Makiyah Wilson
U.S. ban on China's ZTE forces telecoms to rethink business: sources
4 week ago
The broadening trade war between the United States and China may neither deal a fatal blow to the global trade regime nor save ailing industries in the U.S., well-known economist Chang Ha-joon predicted
4 week ago
Taiwan puts into service its fleet of US-made Apache attack helicopters, upgrading its defences against a growing military threat from China
4 week ago
The U.S. is exploring all avenues to advance a peace process in close consultation with the Afghan government," said U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Martin L. O'Donnell, @ResoluteSupport spokesman. "But this remains an Afghan-led process."
A 10-year-old girl has died and three adults were injured Monday night after a shooting in Northeast D.C. The quadruple shooting happened in the 300 block of 53rd Street at 8 p.m., according to officials
President Trump has one item on his schedule Tuesday — what appears to be an emergency meeting with members of Congress. It wasn't on his weekly schedule released just before Putin meeting.
4 week ago
[email protected]: Will be interviewed on @seanhannity tonight at 9pmE and @TuckerCarlson tomorrow night at 8pmE. Enjoy.
4 week ago
[email protected]: A productive dialogue is not only good for the United States and good for Russia, but it is good for the world. HELSINKI2018
4 week ago
[email protected]: I would rather take a political risk in pursuit of peace, than to risk peace in pursuit of politics. HELSINKI2018
4 week ago
[email protected]: As I said today and many times before, "I have GREAT confidence in MY intelligence people." However, I also recognize that in order to build a brighter future, we cannot exclusively focus on the past – as the world's two largest nuclear powers, we must get along. HELSINKI2018
DOJ announces the arrest of Russian National Mariia Butina, age 29, for "infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics, for the purpose of advancing the interests of the Russian Federation." She was arrested yesterday.
Russian national charged with "conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States," DOJ says.
Russian woman arrested in Washington, D.C. for working in the United States on behalf of the Russian government
DNI Coats on press-conference in Helsinki1 month ago
DNI Coats on press-conference in Helsinki
Senate Intel Chairman Burr: Russia attacked the US elections and has "beaten and harassed U.S. diplomats and violated anti-proliferation treaties. Any statement by Putin contrary to these facts is a lie and should be recognized as one by the President."
Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois suggests Trump is "a Russian asset" in her statement
Senator Collins' Statement on President Trump's Remarks at Helsinki Summit
House Oversight Chair Trey Gowdy blasts Trump, says there is solid evidence Russia meddled in our election, and `Russia is not our friend.'
McCain blasts Trump - "No prior president has ever abased himself more abjectly before a tyrant."
Republican Senator Jeff Flake just said "I never thought I would see the day when our American President would stand on the stage with the Russian President and place blame on the United States for Russian aggression. This is shameful."
Sen. Warner says Trump violated oath of office. "For the President of the United States to stand next to Putinand side with Putin over America's military and intelligence leaders is a breach of his duty to defend our country against its adversaries."
Congressman Joaquin Castro: "President Donald Trump's words and actions today at the #HelsinkiSummit amount to an act of treachery against the American people."
NBC News: A spokesperson for Special Counsel Robert Mueller says they will "decline to comment" on President Putin's offer for members of Mueller's team to go to Russia and be present as Russia interrogates their own intelligence officers.
Republican Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman @BobCorker: "The President's comments made us look like a nation more of a pushover."
Paul Ryan: "There is no question that Russia interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy here and around the world. The president must appreciate that Russia is not our ally. There is no moral equivalence "
Rep. Eliot Engel: That #TrumpPutin press conference was a disgrace. @POTUS just committed a shocking betrayal of his duties: dismissing Russia's attack on American democracy while standing on foreign soil next to America's chief adversary.
Senate Democratic leader Schumer says Trump's comments alongside Putin are 'thoughtless, dangerous, and weak,' show Trump 'putting himself over our country'
1 month ago
[email protected]: Putin Was 'Extremely Strong and Powerful' in Denying Election Interference
1 month ago
[email protected]: "President Putin was extremely strong and powerful in his denial today."
1 month ago
[email protected]: Joint Press Conference from Helsinki, Finland:
1 month ago
Iran FM @JZarif: The world is at a crossroad whether to accept US to impose its economic and political likings to the rest of the world, or to proceed with engagements based on a lawful system
1 month ago
[email protected]: "There was no collusion at all."
Former CIA Director John Brennan: Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki rises to and exceeds the threshold of "high crimes and misdemeanors." It was nothing short of treasonous. Not only were Trump's comments imbecilic, he is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???
1 month ago
[email protected]: "Today's meeting is only the beginning of a longer process, but we've taken the first steps toward a brighter future and one with a strong dialogue and a lot of thought."
1 month ago
[email protected]: "Cooperation between our two countries has the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives."
1 month ago
[email protected]: "During today's meeting, I addressed directly with President Putin the issue of Russian interference in our elections."
1 month ago
Putin dismisses allegations of Russian interference in US elex as "completely absurd"
I think the (Mueller) probe is a disaster for our country, I think it kept us apart, there was no collusion, everybody knows it; (the probe) has had a negative impact on relationship between US and Russia - President Trump says1 month ago
I think the (Mueller) probe is a disaster for our country, I think it kept us apart, there was no collusion, everybody knows it; (the probe) has had a negative impact on relationship between US and Russia - President Trump says
The Trump administration has filed a WTO case against Canada's (and other countries') retaliatory tariffs - arguing that Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs are justified but that Canada's retaliation is against the rules.
IMF cuts growth estimate for Germany, France, Japan; US unchanged
US sanctions calendar for re-imposing Iran sanctions (August 6, November 4) seems "very much aligned" with the U.S. mid-terms election timing, says @FedericaMog
Lebanon president says U.S. pullout from Iran deal will hurt Middle East
US reply saying no broad Iran sanctions exemptions for EU won't stop EU, Russia, China working on measures that will keep economic channels open to Iran, says @FedericaMog. Says "don't see this reply as bringing anything new to the work we're doing."
@FedericaMog says she suggested to ministers today to have a formal discussion at ministerial level about Trans-Atlantic relations soon, perhaps as early as next month
1 month ago
Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, @Commander_RS, says "Our Secretary of State, Mr. Pompeo, has said that we the Unites States are ready to talk with the Taliban and discuss the role of the international forces."
In joint statement timed to the Trump-Putin summit, the two top Democrats in Congress dealing with foreign affairs call for @POTUS "to reject any Russian demands with respect to Syria."
Mnuchin says U.S. will consider some waivers on Iran sanctions
1 month ago
[email protected]: "It's great to be with you."
1 month ago
[email protected]: "I really think the world wants to see us get along. We are the two great nuclear powers."
1 month ago
[email protected]: "I think we will end up having an extraordinary relationship, I hope so."
1 month ago
[email protected]: "We have a lot of good things to talk about and things to talk about. We have discussions on everything from trade to military."
After Mueller indicted 12 Russian military intelligence officers Friday on charges they hacked Democrats' computers during the campaign, Trump supporters say there's even more of a reason for Trump to meet with Putin
1 month ago
Inside the presidential palace print pooler @anniekarni "Bill Shine and Stephen Miller were standing in the lobby as we walked up to second floor to the Gothic Hall where the one on one meeting between Putin and Trump is happening."
1 month ago
[email protected]: "Mr. President I'd like to congratulate you on a really great World Cup."
1 month ago
Trump says 'enjoyed' meeting Finnish president at NATO summit - despite Finland not being in NATO
Justice relies on making international orders through consultations on the basis of equality, not through self-interest, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Mon in response to US' 301 investigation
1 month ago
Germany: We can no longer fully rely on U.S. White House
Kremlin, WH planes meet on the Helsinki airport runaway1 month ago
Kremlin, WH planes meet on the Helsinki airport runaway
NATO @ResoluteSupport @Commander_RS in Afghanistan Gen Nicholson and Afghan Minister of defense visited Kandahar province
Hina says it has filed a WTO challenge to Washington's threat to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods
1 month ago
[email protected]: "NATO's probably never been stronger than it is today."
NATO was a little bit tough at the beginning and it turned out to be love, @POTUS tells @niinisto1 month ago
"NATO was a little bit tough at the beginning and it turned out to be love," @POTUS tells @niinisto
Arrival of @POTUS and @FLOTUS at Mäntyniemi Residence.1 month ago
Arrival of @POTUS and @FLOTUS at Mäntyniemi Residence.
1 month ago
Pool reporters in motorcade say @POTUS and @FLOTUS en route Mäntyniemi Residence for breakfast with Finland President @niinisto.
1 month ago
Trump blames bad Russia ties on FBI 'witch hunt'
1 month ago
Trump administration orders direct talks with Taliban in Afghanistan
1 month ago
[email protected]: Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt.
1 month ago
[email protected]: President Obama thought that Crooked Hillary was going to win the election, so when he was informed by the FBI about Russian Meddling, he said it couldn't happen, was no big deal, and did NOTHING about it. When I won it became a big deal and the Rigged Witch Hunt headed by Strzok.
1 month ago
Kremlin takes Trump to task over his gas pipeline comments: RIA
1 month ago
[email protected]: Received many calls from leaders of NATO countries thanking me for helping to bring them together and to get them focused on financial obligations, both present and future. We had a truly great Summit that was inaccurately covered by much of the media. NATO is strong and rich.
EU Council President Donald Tusk says it is the duty of Europe, the US, China and Russia not to destroy global trade, but to improve it
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