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The NRA Has Deep Ties to Accused Russian Spy Maria Butina

Maria Butina in Moscow, in a photo she posted to Facebook in October 2013 Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For decades, the National Rifle Association has promoted its hard-line politics with appeals to patriotism, freedom, and the staunch defense of the Second Amendment. But now, the controversial gun lobbying group…

Putin Just Dismissed the Mueller Probe as “Political Games” in Fox News Interview

Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested the Mueller investigation is politically motivated, calling it part of the United States’ “internal political games” in a 30-minute interview with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace that aired Monday night. “It’s quite clear to me that [the Mueller investigation] is…

Putin’s Comments in Helsinki Only Raised More Questions About Russia’s Election Interference

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a soccer ball to U.S. President Donald Trump, left, during a press conference after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018.Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Photo Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. President Donald Trump’s remarks at a joint news conference with Vladimir Putin on Monday were…

In Helsinki, Trump Shows He Is Indeed Guilty of Collusion

Nikolsky Alexei/Zuma Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Since being elected president, Donald Trump has vociferously claimed he engaged in “no collusion” with Vladimir Putin’s attack on the 2016 US election and that the investigation of any interactions between him and his associates and Russians was a “witch hunt” or a…

On the Eve of His Meeting with Putin, Trump Blames Obama for Russian Meddling

Trump plays golf at his Trump Turnberry resortJane Barlow/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Tweeting from one of his Scottish golf resorts, President Donald Trump offered his first public response to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers charged with hacking the Democratic National Committee, Hillary Clinton…