During a press conference earlier today, Republican Chair of the House Intelligence Committee Devin Nunes announced that former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort, whose ties to Russia have raised serious questions about the Trump campaign's possible collusion with Russia during the campaign, would come in for an interview with the committee. Show More Summary
Canada's Rachel Homan has booked her ticket to the final at the women's world curling championship. The Ottawa skip led her rink to a 7-3 win over Russia in today's Page playoff game between the top two round-robin teams in Beijing.
During today's White House press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer got into it with CNN reporter Sara Murray
Denis Vorenenkov was a member of the Russian parliamentary body known as the Duma. Recently he and his wife had fled Russia for Ukraine after which he became highly critical of Russia and Vladimir Putin. Today he was shot in the head outside a hotel in Kiev. Show More Summary
During an interview with Senator John McCain on Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer could not contain his enthusiasm for the idea that the politically-charged congressional investigation into supposed ties being the Trump campaign...Show More Summary
In addition to investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential election, the FBI is looking into some right-wing websites that potentially helped Donald Trump defeat Hillary Clinton, according to McClatchy. Also Read:Today in Trumpland:...Show More Summary
I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES The U.S., Not Russia, Was Listening One day soon, we can only hope, it will be clear who on the Trump team talked to whom, and who was listening in. This week it’s...
We first need to remember where this all started -- nearly a hundred years ago Trotsky was exiled from Russia; he packed his bags and headed for Mexico to start what is known today as the neocon movement. Their stated goal was to spread a brand of government via military means -- remaining in a state of revolution at all times. Show More Summary
The Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee today leaked information to President Donald Trump about the ongoing investigation into whether Trump's campaign collaborated with Russia to swing the election to his favor. (more…)
What We’re Following Confirm and Deny: During a congressional hearing today, James Comey publicly confirmed that the FBI since late July has been investigating links between the Trump campaign and Russia’s election interference. Comey...Show More Summary
Manafort. Page. Gordon. Stone. Kislyak. Sater. Trump's connections to Russia appear to be so tangled and unwieldy, they're almost impossible to unwind. Even after today's bombshell report by The Associated Press, Democrats and maybe...Show More Summary
A blistering anti-Trump editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal proves the Resistance is alive and well, and working. I’d argued early on that the best way to undermine Trump’s presidency was to undermine Trump personally, by targeting his fragile psyche. The more the left can get under Trump’s notoriously thin-skin, the more erratic Trump (who already […]
We begin today’s roundup with The New York Times and its analysis of yesterday’s hearing confirming that the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia: The top priority now must be to ensure that the F.B.I.’s investigation,...Show More Summary
Congressman Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, talks with Rachel Maddow about today's historic hearing in which the FBI...
(Paul Mirengoff) FBI director Comey didn’t say much during his testimony today. He did confirm that the FBI is investigating possible links between Russia and the Trump campaign, but this might have been the worst kept secret in Washington. Show More Summary
I didn't cover the big stories today because they bore me. I don't care about the FakeNews Russia non-story, and I think the Tomi Lahren story is a contrived bit of outrage against someone people were already annoyed with for...
Big news today. FBI Director James Comey revealed at a hearing on Capitol Hill today that the FBI is investigating Donald Trump and his associates for possible collusion with Russia. It doesn’t get any bigger, or more clear, than that. This October tweet from Trump senior adviser Kellyanne Conway has been making the rounds again […]
CNN's Jake Tapper spoke with Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, after the big James Comey hearing today, and he asked about the "circumstantial evidence" being touted to back up allegations of collusion between Russia and people in President Trump's orbit.
If you missed it, you should go back and peruse Katie's coverage of today's House Intelligence Committee hearing, at which FBI Director James...
During today's House Intel Committee hearing, Democratic Congressman Denny Heck said that the evidence they've all heard today leads him to conclude that Russia "had help from the inside."