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Senate confirms Christopher Wray to succeed James Comey as head of FBI
Christopher Wray was confirmed Tuesday as the new director of the FBI , almost three months after President Trump controversially fired his predecessor James Comey amid the ongoing investigation into Russian election interference and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Wray's confirmation
Kushner denies colluding with Russia, says Trump ran 'smarter campaign'
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, publicly denied that he colluded with Russia during the election.
ANALYSIS: Why Donald Trump Jr.'s emails change the game on Russia
It’s as if the entire Russia investigation –- months of leaks and innuendo, new tidbits, false leads, multiple investigations and overlapping scandals –- was distilled into one damning email chain. The emails posted on Twitter by Donald Trump, Jr. connect so many dots, so crisply and so concisely,
Trump Jr. emails blasted by critics of the Trump administration
As with other controversial moments that have swirled around President Trump and his inner circle, reactions to Donald Trump Jr.'s release of what he says are screen grabs of the full email chain allegedly arranging the meeting between him and a Russian attorney who claimed to have damaging
Trump administration to turn over federal banking records to Senate investigators
Senate investigators will receive a trove of banking records from the Treasury Department that lawmakers believe could help shed light on any business dealings involving campaign aides and other advisors to President Trump , Sen. Ron Wyden told ABC News Tuesday. “The stack of press reports gets
Lawmakers intensify negotiations in pursuit of key Trump-related banking records
Senate investigators have been locked in a quiet showdown with the Trump administration over records that they believe could help expose possible hidden dealings between Trump campaign insiders and wealthy Russian or Eastern European business partners. The stand-off over records from the Treasury
White House could take months to decide on invoking executive privilege
The White House could be months away from deciding whether President Donald Trump should invoke executive privilege to block Attorney General Jeff Sessions, or others, from telling lawmakers about private conversations with the commander-in-chief. That decision process is "in its infancy," one
Attorney General Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia an 'appalling and detestable lie'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday afternoon issued a sweeping denial of any personal involvement in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, calling accusations that he even discussed such an effort with officials from that country an "appalling and detestable lie." "I have
Saudi Arabia and UAE pledge $100M to women's fund Ivanka Trump supports
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have pledged to give a total of $100 million to the Women's Empowerment Fund, which Ivanka Trump has publicly supported. The announcement came at an event that Trump attended while visiting Saudi Arabia as part of the first foreign trip of her father's