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Former top spy chief: 'No evidence' Trump campaign aides recruited by Russia
Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told ABC News he did not see anything to suggest that Russia successfully infiltrated Donald Trump’s presidential campaign or recruited any of Trump’s advisers – at least as of Jan. 20, when the retired three-star general left office. "There
The Note: The rough draft of repeal and replace
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 47 THE BIG STORY: “The president must have his reasons,” Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on CNN Monday night, surely with some combination of confidence and optimism about the man he signed up to serve. That kind of
Obama 'could not have directed' alleged wire-tapping: former CIA director
Former CIA and National Security Agency director Michael Hayden delivered a strong rebuke to President Trump 's allegations -- without presenting evidence -- that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower in the lead-up to the election. “President Obama could not have directed this,” Hayden,
President Trump's budget faces blowback for slashing State Department funds
The full details of President Trump’s budget aren’t even out yet, and already the blowback against the White House is, in a word, tremendous. Former top military leaders who served on the frontlines and congressional leaders in the president’s party are all speaking out, trying to stop the
James Woolsey: There is 'Building Consensus' That Russia Was Behind Election Hack
The former CIA director and Trump senior adviser discusses Trump's response to reports of Russian interference in the election.
Schiff Says It's 'Deeply Damaging to the Country' for Trump to Give Russians Deniability on Hack
Rep. Adam Schiff and Rep. Peter King discuss how the U.S. will respond to evidence of Russian interference in the election.
The Note: Trump Transition Weekend -- Working on Cabinet, Tweeting at Critics
NOTABLES -- REINCE PRIEBUS DISMISSES CONTROVERSY OVER SESSIONS: ‘HE WILL BE CONFIRMED ’: Donald Trump ’s incoming chief of staff Reince Priebus is confident President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions , will be confirmed despite opposition to his nomination from
Former NSA Director Questions if Michael Flynn Well-Suited for National Security Adviser
Retired four-star Gen. Michael Hayden, who served mostly under former President George W. Bush as director of the National Security Agency and then of the CIA, has doubts about whether the president-elect’s top aide, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, will succeed at the job. “By and large, he has been
Hayden Says He Was 'Heartened' By Trump's Pick for CIA Director, Rep. Mike Pompeo
Former CIA Director Gen. Michael Hayden weighs in on Trump's transition to the White House.