Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Mueller of illegal activity

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday, without offering evidence, that Special Counsel Robert Mueller “terminated” FBI communications in what he called an illegal move. “Mueller terminated them illegally. He terminated all of the emails … Robert Mueller terminated their text messages together. He terminated them. They’re gone. And that’s illegal. That’s a crime,” Trump said in […]

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HIGHLIGHTS-Vladimir Putin's annual question and answer session

(Adds quotes) MOSCOW, June 20 (Reuters) – Following are highlights of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual question and answer session which was broadcast live on state television on Thursday. See stories here: ON DUTCH ALLEGATIONS RUSSIA WAS LINKED TO 2014 DOWNING OF MH17 PASSENGER PLANE OVER UKRAINE “Russia has never evaded responsibility when responsibility lay on its shoulders. What was […]

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Mary Anne Marsh: Russia, if you’re listening, it’s Donald Trump – again

Fallout continues over Trump’s comments about foreign information on political opponents Former federal prosecutor Jon Sale says it is not required by law to contact the FBI if a person is approached by a foreign entity with opposition research. It is November 3, 2020, Election Night in the United States. Late in the evening the networks declare that Donald Trump […]

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'I think I'd take it': Trump says he might not go to the FBI if a foreign government like Russia offered him dirt on political opponents

President Donald Trump said he would consider not going to the FBI if he obtained opposition research against a political opponent from a foreign adversary like Russia. “I think you might want to listen,” Trump said to ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos during an interview, a portion of which aired on Wednesday. “There’s nothing wrong with listening.” Trump described the information […]

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The Russian state tried to intimidate its media with the shocking treatment of a star journalist, but they just showed they're not listening

Russian police arrested and detained a prominent investigative journalist in an apparent threat to the country’s independent media outlets. Golunov has been accused of drug dealing, which carries a sentence of ten to twenty years in prison. He denies the charges, and his lawyer says police planted evidence to frame him. On Monday, three prominent independent news outlets published identical […]

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Qatar Airways to seek compensation from Boeing over MAX grounding

ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) – Qatar Airways plans to seek compensation from Boeing over the grounding of three 737 MAX aircraft by Italian airline Air Italy, where the Qatari company is a major shareholder, group chief executive Akbar al-Baker told Reuters. Boeing MAX jets have been grounded worldwide and airlines are cancelling multimillion contracts following crashes in October and March that […]

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Procter & Gamble keeps spending in Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Procter & Gamble is to invest 2.4 billion rubles ($37 million) in its Russian operations this year to expand its distribution center, modernize some manufacturing and localize more product production. The maker of Tide detergent and Gillette razors, which has invested nearly $900 million in Russia since 1991, remains committed to the Russian market even though relations […]

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Mueller to Make First Public Statement on Russia Election Probe

In this article Special Counsel Robert Mueller will make a public statement on his investigation into 2016 Russian election meddling Wednesday, according to a Justice Department statement. The comments, to be delivered at the Justice Department in Washington at 11 a.m., will be his first public remarks since being appointed to oversee the investigation more than two years ago. He’s […]

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Donald Trump Jr. agrees to Senate committee interview: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement with the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee for the panel’s senators to interview him in mid-June, a congressional source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. The closed-door appearance could cover a broad array of topics, the source said. These could include what Trump Jr. knows about a Trump Tower […]

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Tucker Carlson: The Russia story cannot die — CNN, the Democratic Party, others have too much invested in it

Tucker: The Russia story can not die The left attacks Attorney General William Barr over Mueller report, reviving Russia narrative. It’s been a bewildering couple of months for Bill Barr. Imagine you're Bill Barr. Barr first served as Attorney General in the George H.W. Bush administration. That was 1991. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was just two years old at the time. — That's […]

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