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Trump Walks Back Controversial Comments On Russian Election Interference

A day after his much-criticized news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Trump attempted some damage control Tuesday, saying “I accept” the findings of the U.S. intelligence community that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign. But he again repeated his claim that there was no collusion between his...

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Senate panel backs intelligence assessment of 2016 Russian meddling

The Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released an unclassified report saying the panel backed the intelligence community’s assessment that Russian efforts to sow discord and misinformation during the 2016 presidential race were intended to aid President Trump. In a statement from Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-Va.), the committee wrote that the “overall judgments”...