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Karl: Sources close to president say it may be time for Kushner to take leave of absence
ABC News' Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl and Senior Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas report on the Russia investigation and latest developments about Jared Kushner.
DHS secretary: 'Both normal... and acceptable' to have back channel communications
Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is interviewed on "This Week."
Kushner asked Russian ambassador for back channel on Syria and other policy matters
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner talked with the Russian ambassador in December about establishing a back channel for communications, ABC News has learned from two sources. The sources stress that the talk between Kushner and the Russian envoy about communications was
The Note: Memo to Trump: The unraveling has begun
NOTABLES --ANALYSIS - ABC’s RICK KLEIN : In the space of a week, more has been revealed - and more has come unraveled – than in the entirety of the hectic first four months of the Trump presidency. The main data points fit the common Trump-era description of being shocking yet not surprising. In
Former CIA , NSA director on Trump: 'A president that really doesn't do a lot of homework'
As controversies continue to engulf the White House -- including a report that President Donald Trump revealed classified information with Russian officials last week -- one of the country's foremost leaders in the intelligence community is questioning how the commander in chief can get
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.