President Donald Trump went on a tweetstorm about “fake news” before a House hearing on Russian meddling in the presidential campaign, met with Bill Gates at the White House and was scheduled to go to a rally in Louisville on Monday evening.
Despite President Trump's early tweets, Director James Comey just confirmed The FBI is investigating possible links between US President Donald Trump's campaign and the Russian government.
Trump noted earlier...
James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus colluded with Russia. This story is FAKE NEWS and everyone knows it!
President Donald Trump appeared to dismiss questions surrounding his campaign's ties to Russia ahead of a congressional hearing Monday, calling the story "FAKE NEWS" in a series of early morning tweets.
"James Clapper and others stated that there is no evidence Potus colluded with Russia. This story is FAKE NEWS and everyone knows it!," Trump tweeted.
WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday refused to say whether his bureau was investigating any possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, citing policy not to comment on what the FBI might or might not be doing.
Later this morning, James Comey and others from the FBI and NSA will testify before the House Intelligence Committee on their investigation into the alleged ties between President Trump's campaign and Russia (we previewed the hearing earlier here). But Trump decided to begin his assault before the hearing even got underway with another earlier morning tweet storm that is sure to cause yet another
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Washington (AFP) - FBI director James Comey will be in the hot seat Monday facing lawmakers who accuse him of stonewalling Congress, as they demand answers about Donald Trump's potential Russia ties and the president's extraordinary accusation of wiretapping by his predecessor.
Cliff Owen/AP PhotoDemocratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware released a statement accusing White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer of mischaracterizing comments he made on Sunday about potential collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.
President Donald Trump will head into the final third of his first 100 days in office attempting to recover from perhaps the most tumultuous week of his still-nascent presidency, one that has forced him to grapple with the limitations of a system he vowed to overhaul.
WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey confirmed Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and co-ordination between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump as part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year’s presidential election.
The French learn quick.
Gunning for the anti-Russian sympathy vote, and perhaps anticipating a Hillry-type outcome in the coming presidential elections, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron who is currently in second place in the polls with a 22% approval rating, behind Le Pen at 27%, said on Monday he was the target of Russian media "fake news" and his campaign is facing thousands of cyber attacks, according to his party chief.
Responding to the latest report accusing Trump of being a Russian pawn (which may at least partially have been the spawn of a 4Chan hoax), the Kremlin said on Wednesday it was "total nonsense" that Russian officials had assembled a file of compromising information on Donald Trump. Speaking to reporters on a conference call today, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the dossier containing the claims was a hoax which had been dreamt up to further harm U.S.-Russia relations, which