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“Collusion Is Not a Crime” Becomes Trump’s Official New Line of Defense

Mark Wilson/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. President Donald Trump echoed his lawyer’s questionable assertion that “collusion is not a crime” on Tuesday morning, officially ushering in a new line of defense against the special counsel investigation into his campaign and its links to Russian nationals and officials. For good measure, Trump continued…

The FBI Released Documents on the Carter Page Wiretap. Then Trump Had a Twitter Meltdown.

Former Trump campaign advisor Carter PageJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. On Saturday, the Justice Department released previously-classified documents on the FBI’s surveillance of Trump campaign advisor Carter Page. The documents, a redacted version of the bureau’s 2016 application for a top-secret warrant to surveil Page under the…

Brett Kavanaugh Once Said the Watergate Tapes Decision Was “Wrongly Decided”

Supreme Court nominee Brett KavanaughJ. Scott Applewhite/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once suggested that the Supreme Court decision that forced President Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes may have been “wrongly decided.”  Kavanaugh was taking part in a 1999 roundtable with other lawyers, according…