Tagged: RUSSIA

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Trump defends chaotic Syria pullout saying it was ‘no surprise’ – and warns ISIS if it hits the U.S. they are ‘doomed!’ – just hours after claiming the terrorists had already been defeated

Trump defends chaotic Syria pullout saying it was ‘no surprise’ – and warns ISIS if it hits the U.S. they are ‘doomed!’ – just hours after claiming the terrorists had already been defeated The president suddenly announced the pullout Wednesday on Twitter He also touted it in a video from...

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Trump rages at the Russia probe on Twitter as Mueller prepares to drop new information

President Trump unleashes on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation. The tweets come as Mueller is set to release new information about close Trump associates Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. Trump claims Mueller has conflicts of interest. The president also criticizes some of his favorite targets, including James...

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Mueller says Michael Flynn gave ‘first-hand’ details of Trump transition team contacts with Russian

Mueller, in a court filing, says Flynn’s “substantial assistance” to the special counsel’s probe over the past year warrants a light criminal sentence, which could include no jail time. The memo relates to lies Flynn told FBI agents about his conversations with Russia’s then-ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak,...

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Trump demands stiff prison sentence for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen, accuses Mueller of seeking ‘lies’ from witnesses

President Donald Trump on Monday called for his ex-personal lawyer Michael Cohen to receive a stiff prison sentence for his admitted crimes. Trump accused Cohen of making up “stories to get a GREAT & ALREADY reduced deal for himself.” Trump also accused special counsel Robert Mueller of seeking “lies” from...

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Trump claims Mueller is ‘viciously telling’ at least three witnesses to ‘LIE’ and claims a new McCarthy era as Russia probe threatens his associates

The president unloaded on Robert Mueller again on Wednesday  He claimed ‘at least 3 major players’ are being pressured to ‘lie’ Trump said they were promised ‘relief’ by prosecutors Conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi says he rejected a plea deal that would have him admit to perjury Investigators also are focusing...

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George Papadopoulos is ordered to prison for lying to the FBI working on Mueller’s investigation as the judge rejects a last minute bid for the former Trump campaign adviser to avoid his TWO WEEKS in jail

George Papadopoulos admitted to lying to special counsel Robert Mueller He was investigated as part of Mueller’s Russia probe He was asking for a stay of his two-week federal sentence But a judge on Sunday denied his request and ordered him to jail  By EMILY GOODIN, U.S. POLITICAL REPORTER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM...

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Rudy Giuliani Admits Trump Will Stonewall Mueller’s Obstruction Of Justice Question

Trump has provided written answers to Mueller’s questions, but will not answer any more. Donald Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani says that the president will not answer any further questions from FBI special counsel Robert Mueller, and in particular, he won’t answer any questions about obstruction of justice, in an exclusive...

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Trump says he did not discuss Mueller with Whitaker before appointing him acting attorney general

President Trump says he had not discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, the man overseeing the inquiry, at least for now. Whitaker has come under increasing scrutiny since his appointment on Wednesday because of his previous criticism of Mueller’s investigation. People close to...

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Trump FIRES Jeff Sessions and replaces him as attorney general with ultra-loyalist who could now oversee Mueller probe

President Donald Trump canned his attorney general less than two hours after he said he was happy with most of his Cabinet, suggesting that some secretaries would be getting the ax. Sessions was expected to quit or be fired soon after the election. However, Trump at his news conference declined to say...

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Britain, Holland and US spearhead fightback against Putin’s cyber war as they reveal how Moscow’s web of hackers hit high-profile targets across the globe – including chemical weapons watchdog probing Salisbury attack

US charges 7 Russian spies with crimes including hacking, identity theft and fraud using crypto-currencies  British cyber security group accuses Russia’s GRU of at least four hacking attacks around the world Dutch authorities lift lid on operation to hack chemical weapons HQ in Netherlands in April  Men were picked up with...

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Former FBI attorney Lisa Page admits the agency could NOT prove collusion between Trump and Russia before the appointment of Mueller as special counsel in bombshell testimony

Testimony from former FBI attorney Lisa Page revealed the agency had not proven collusion at the time of Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel Page made the startling claim in a closed-door hearing with lawmakers Fox News obtained a transcript of her deposition, which shows her saying investigators could not...

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Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against ‘reckless’ attack on Idlib: US president says Assad’s allies will make a ‘grave humanitarian mistake’ if they help his forces

BY Guardian staff and agencies Donald Trump has warned Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian president’s allies Iran and Russia not to “recklessly attack” in the rebel-held Idlib province, warning that hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. “The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part...

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Democrats Aim to Derail Kavanaugh With Eye on Abortion, Mueller

By Greg Stohr and Laura Litvan Hearing starts Tuesday for Trump’s second Supreme Court choice  Minority party lacks leverage to stop pick to replace Kennedy Democrats will have plenty of material to draw upon when they question U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at his Senate confirmation hearings. What they won’t...