Tag archive for ‘Russia’
By admin On Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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AP source: Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) - Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with More...

By admin On Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) - His whirlwind foreign trip complete, President Donald Trump faces a slew of political and policy challenges at home and mushrooming inquiries into allegations that Russia meddled in the U.S. election More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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McMaster isn’t fazed by Jared Kushner ‘back-channel’ reports

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster shrugged off reports that presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner proposed setting up secret lines of communication with Russia. “We have back-channel communications with More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Kushner, Russian ambassador discussed setting up secret communications channel: report

Top Trump advisor Jared Kushner and Russia’s US Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reportedly talked about setting up a secret communications channel to make certain no one could listen in on their pre-inauguration discussions. More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Jared Kushner is now a focus in the Russia probe: report

President Trump’s son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner has now become a focus in the Russia investigation, a report says. Sources told the Washington Post that the 36-year-old White House advisor has come More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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EU official says issues remain ‘open’ after meeting with Trump

European Union official after meeting with President Trump on Thursday said the two leaders do not see eye-to-eye on several key issues – including Russia. “My feeling is that we agreed on many areas, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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US, Russia calls increase to avoid air mishaps in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior American Air Force commander says daily U.S. military phone calls with Russia have increased as the two countries work to avoid aircraft mishaps in the increasingly crowded skies over More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Intelligence chief won’t disclose private conversations with Trump

WASHINGTON – Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats declined on Tuesday to say whether President Trump pressured him to discredit the FBI’s Russia probe. “I don’t feel it’s appropriate More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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AP Exclusive: Outgoing WHO head practiced art of appeasement

LONDON (AP) - As the World Health Organization struggled to coordinate vaccine production during the 2009 swine flu pandemic, its director-general met with Vladimir Putin, then Russia's prime minister, during an More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Top Dem says Flynn lied to feds about Russia payments

The top Democrat on a House oversight committee says documents he’s reviewed suggest that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn lied to federal security clearance investigators about the source of payments More...