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Trump continued Moscow building talk through 2016 election: Giuliani

Trump continued Moscow building talk through 2016 election: Giuliani

Trump was involved in discussions to build a skyscraper in Moscow throughout the entire 2016 presidential campaign, his personal lawyer said on Sunday.

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Giuliani: 'So what?' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony
Donald Trump

Giuliani: 'So what?' if Trump and Cohen discussed testimony

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani left open the possibility that Trump and ex-attorney Michael Cohen might have discussed Cohen's congressional testimony.

Inside Mueller team’s decision to dispute BuzzFeed’s explosive Trump-Cohen story
Trump's White House

Inside Mueller team’s decision to dispute BuzzFeed’s explosive Trump-Cohen story

An innocuous exchange between a Buzzfeed reporter and a spokesperson for special counsel Robert Mueller belied the chaos it would produce.

  • by Matt Zapotosky & Devlin Barrett
BuzzFeed becomes the news after 'Trump told Cohen to lie' report
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Donald Trump

BuzzFeed becomes the news after 'Trump told Cohen to lie' report

BuzzFeed finds itself in the awkward position of being on its own with the report that provoked a rare rebuke from Russia probe special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • by Paul Farhi
'We are at impeachment': Trump hit by most damaging story of his presidency
Trump's White House

'We are at impeachment': Trump hit by most damaging story of his presidency

The Trump administration has been rocked by reports that the President instructed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about his business dealings in Russia.

  • by Matthew Knott
Trump ordered me to rig election polls, says former lawyer Cohen
Donald Trump

Trump ordered me to rig election polls, says former lawyer Cohen

Michael Cohen, a former personal lawyer for US President Donald Trump, claims he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of" Trump.

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Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia
Donald Trump

Rudy Giuliani: 'I never said there was no collusion' between Trump campaign and Russia

In a contentious interview on CNN, the President's lawyer appeared to contradict his own past statements about collusion as well as what Trump and his supporters have repeatedly asserted.

  • by Allyson Chiu
US Senate votes to lift sanctions against Russian oligarch
Vladimir Putin

US Senate votes to lift sanctions against Russian oligarch

Eleven Republicans voted to maintain sanctions against three companies linked to billionaire Oleg Deripaska, but the motion fell just short of success.

  • by Matthew Knott
Trump has met Putin five times, but what was said is a mystery even to his own staff
Donald Trump

Trump has met Putin five times, but what was said is a mystery even to his own staff

Unusually secretive way Trump has handled these meetings has left his own administration guessing what happened and piqued the interest of investigators.

  • by Peter Baker
Daylight seen between GOP and White House on Russia sanctions
Donald Trump

Daylight seen between GOP and White House on Russia sanctions

Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions in place.

US Treasury secretary urges senators to ease Russia sanctions
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US Treasury secretary urges senators to ease Russia sanctions

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is urging Republican senators to support the Trump administration's decision to ease sanctions on Russian companies.