A Russian bank under Western economic sanctions over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine disclosed on Monday that its executives had met Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a top White House adviser, in 2016.
Republican congressmen sent a letter to the State Dept. echoing Russian allegations about George Soros’ involvement in Eastern European politics.
Russia summoned its ambassador to Israel for clarifications following Israeli airstrikes in Syria. Russia, which backs Syria’s embattled president, Bashar Assad, summoned its envoy, Gary Koren, on Friday less than 24 hours after the Israeli military action on Thursday night, according to The Times of Israel.
Yoni Ariel circulated documents in the mainstream media that showed wire transfers from Exxon Mobil to the Trump Organization.
There is no proof that either Trump or any of his associates actively colluded with the Russians’ covert effort to undermine Clinton, or was aware of that effort. That said, there is enough to warrant a full independent probe.
— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Russia’s contribution to the fight against the Islamic State and Al Qaida during a one-day visit to Moscow. In a statement issued prior to his meeting Thursday in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Netanyahu stressed that it is important to make sure that Iran does not step…
Unlike parliamentary democracies, which can dissolve legislatures and dismiss prime ministers at will, the U.S. Constitution makes removing a president a national trauma. The process is meant to ensure stability. It worked for 229 years. But the Founders didn’t fathom the likes of Trump.
“Every leader in the world is confused and, I must admit, a bit worried. We do not know how to respond or how to approach the United States now that Trump is in charge. I guess we can both say “Careful what you wish for.”
Senator Al Franken said Attorney General Jeff Sessions perjured himself after Franken asked him about meetings with Russians.
A Maryland lawyer tapped to fill the No. 2 position at the U.S. Justice Department was expected to face tough questions from a Senate panel on Tuesday about how he would handle an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.