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Roger Stone’s lies caused inaccurate House Russia report, Mueller team says Defense says the longtime Trump confidant had no 'motive' to lie

Nov 13, 2019...Lawyers delivered closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of Roger Stone, a longtime Republican political operative and confidant of President Donald Trump accused of lying to Congress about his interactions with the president’s 2016 campaign and his connections to WikiLeaks.

Reed, Menendez press Trump for ‘immediate’ info on talks with Russia’s Putin Duo sent letter to president hours before Giuliani suggests some 2016 collusion from campaign

Jan 17, 2019...As a top lawyer for Donald Trump suggests some members of the president’s 2016 campaign worked with Russians, two top Senate Democrats want answers about whether the commander in chief properly handled sensitive information about his contacts with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Trump to host Turkey’s Erdogan same day public impeachment hearings start Bipartisan calls to cancel visit ignored, as experts say Washington still needs Ankara

Nov 12, 2019...Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be feted Wednesday at the White House despite his attacks on a longtime U.S. ally, his purchase of military equipment from Russia and calls from lawmakers in both parties to punish him.

Sen. Ron Johnson says Russia denied him a visa to visit with other lawmakers Wisconsin Republican was scheduled to meet with Russian officials and American businesses in congressional trip next week

Aug 27, 2019...Sen. Ron Johnson was denied a visa to visit Russia next week as part of a bipartisan congressional delegation, he said in a statement Monday.

Finger-wagging Trump mockingly tells Putin to stay out of 2020 election ‘Don't meddle in the election, president,’ POTUS says as Russian leader chuckles

Jun 28, 2019...With a wag of his finger, President Donald Trump on Friday mocked nearly 40 percent of Americans who believe his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia — and the 25 percent who think it’s possible it did.

Russia wanted Trump to win in 2016, Mueller testifies — challenging Barr AG has directed agents to investigate CIA’s conclusion that Putin wanted Trump to win

Jul 24, 2019...Russia perpetrated a sweeping influence campaign during the 2016 U.S. presidential elections and wanted President Donald Trump to prevail over Democrat Hillary Clinton, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III testified on Wednesday.

Trump says Mitch McConnell ‘knows less about Russia’ than Trump President keeps up digs against Elijah Cummings, Baltimore, Fed

Jul 30, 2019...President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell over criticism the Kentucky Republican has drawn for blocking election security legislation and for the fourth day in a row attacked one of the chairman conducting White House oversight, Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah E. Cummings.

White House says Trump ‘too busy’ to watch ‘boring’ impeachment hearing President cared more about Biden probe than corruption in Ukraine, diplomat testifies

Nov 13, 2019...President Donald Trump — an avid cable news consumer — contended Wednesday he is “too busy” to watch the first public impeachment hearing, but he dismissed it as a made-for-television “hoax.”

As Turkish leader courts Russia, U.S. prepares to cut ties House appropriators expected to soon approve provision in defense spending bill to remove Turkey from F-35 program.

May 31, 2019...Jilted by the United States, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, has found a new friend, and possibly a new defense patron, in Washington’s longtime nemesis, Vladimir Putin.

Vladimir Putin takes the stage in D.C. World premiere at Arena Stage looks at the ruthless rise of the Russian president

Jan 30, 2019...You can’t get far in Washington, D.C., without someone bringing up Russian President Vladimir Putin and his efforts to interfere in U.S. democracy.