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Trump Fires Communications Director Scaramucci, Just Ten Days After Appointment

U.S. President Donald Trump ousted his new communications director Anthony Scaramucci just 10 days after he was named to the post, according to Reuters. According to the report, Trump was annoyed about Scaramucci's lewd comments to The New Yorker magazine published last

Comey accuses Trump administration of ‘lies’

The White House's shifting rationale for his dismissal "confused" the former director, he said, adding that it was the administration's subsequent statements that the FBI was in "disarray" that moved him to speak, according to The Hill. "The administration chose to defame

U.S. Senate committee subpoenas former Trump adviser Flynn over Russia

The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena on Wednesday demanding documents related to Russia from President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, ramping up its months long investigation of Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, according to

Comey’s dismissal had nothing to do with Russia probe, Trump and aides say

As calls for an independent prosecutor intensify, President Trump and aides argued Wednesday that the firing of FBI Director James Comey had nothing to do with the agency's ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians, according to

Ivanka Trump in Germany: First Daughter Leaves Some Women Scratching Their Heads

In doing so, the billionaire's daughter stepped into a land that prides itself on meritocracy, Alexander Smith writes in an article for NBC News. This is a country run by Angela Merkel, a veteran politician with a doctorate in quantum chemistry: someone

CNN: Russia tried to use Trump advisers to infiltrate campaign

The new information from US officials adds to the emerging picture of how the Russians tried to influence the 2016 election, not only through email hacks and propaganda but also by trying to infiltrate the Trump orbit, according to CNN. The intelligence

Trump’s stunning u-turns on NATO, China, Russia and Syria

NATO, Trump said, is "no longer obsolete." He backed down a threat to brand China a currency manipulator. In another reversal, Trump praised Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, whom he had previously pledged to replace when her term expires, and once accused

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking – NY Times

Former American officials say they had two aims: to ensure that such meddling isn’t duplicated in future American or European elections, and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators, according to New York Times. American allies, including the British

US Attorney General met with Russian envoy twice last year

One of the meetings was a private conversation between Sessions and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak that took place in September in the senator’s office, at the height of what U.S. intelligence officials say was a Russian cyber campaign to upend the U.S.

White House press secretary Sean Spicer targets own staff in leak crackdown

According to Politico, press secretary Sean Spicer is cracking down on leaks coming out of the West Wing, with increased security measures that include random phone checks of White House staffers, overseen by White House attorneys. The push to snuff out leaks