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Russia

Congress Begins Russia Hacking Probe

Trump is heading for a conflict over the issue with Democrats and some fellow Republicans in Congress, many of whom are wary of Moscow and distrust the New York businessman’s praise of Russian President Vladimir Putin and efforts to heal the rift between the United States and Russia.

January 5, 2017
Russian cyber attacks

Senators Call For Probe Of Russian Cyber Attacks

Two senators, Republican Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Democrat Jack Reed of Rhode Island, joined Schumer and McCain of Arizona in sending a letter to Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell requesting the panel.

December 18, 2016

Alex Jones Deletes Video Urging Fans To Personally “Investigate” Pizzagate

After an Alex Jones listener attempted to “self-investigate” Pizzagate and ended up firing his gun inside the restaurant — and subsequent media coverage — Jones deleted the damning YouTube video.

December 17, 2016
Alex Jones, Pizzagate

Conspiracist Alex Jones Tries To Scrub Pizzagate Content From Infowars

While Jones has been attempting to distance himself from his clear promotions of pizzagate, his own content — scrubbed or otherwise — proves that he can’t run away from it.

December 14, 2016
Kompromat, Putin, Trump

How Russian Hacking Harmed The Clinton Campaign

The Russians hacked into RNC computer systems, but did keep that data—unlike the release of damaging communications from the DNC and emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta.

December 11, 2016
Colbert slices up Pizzagate, Flynn and Alex Jones

#EndorseThis: Colbert Slices Up Pizzagate, Mike Flynn, And Alex Jones

Stephen Colbert, perhaps the nation’s most skillful satirist of news as entertainment, is fed up with fake news – especially in the wake of the “Pizzagate” hoax that resulted in a shooting incident.

December 8, 2016
Comet Ping Pong #Pizzagate

#Pizzagate: An Old Anti-Semitic Slander Resurfaces

How Marina Abramović, John Podesta, Hillary Clinton, Comet Ping Pong and the “blood libel” are all connected in one giant fake news conspiracy.

December 7, 2016
John podesta

No, A DOJ Official With Podesta Ties Isn’t ‘Overseeing’ The FBI’s Email Review

The official in question leads the FBI’s Office of Legislative Affairs, and in that capacity he is responsible for communications with Congress, not active investigations.

November 1, 2016
Putin Answers Media's Questions in Paris

Donald Trump’s Very Weird Russia Thing

Donald Trump, the Republican Party presidential nominee, has a Putin thing. The Trump campaign has a Russia thing. And Trump Tower has a Russian mobster-running-an-illegal-gambling-operation thing.

October 22, 2016
Hillary Clinton reacts to Donald Trump joke at Al Smith charity dinner in New York

As Clinton Smiles, Trump Draws Jeers At Tense Al Smith Dinner

At one point during the dinner, which raised $6 million for Catholic charities, Trump said Clinton was “pretending not to hate Catholics.”

October 21, 2016
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange at news conference

Wikileaks: What If Someone Hacked Julian Assange’s Emails?

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange probably wouldn’t appreciate the irony of a US government agency applying his vaunted “transparency” ethic to his own shady operations.

October 19, 2016
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Loses Internet Access, Blames Ecuador

Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said on Monday that its founder Julian Assange’s internet was shut down by the government of Ecuador.

October 17, 2016
John podesta

Clinton Campaign Chief Podesta: FBI Probing Hack Of His Emails

Speaking to reporters aboard the campaign plane, Podesta said the FBI probe is part of a broader investigation into the hacking of Democratic computers. He said Russia is behind the hack.

October 11, 2016
Trump's executive actions

Trump Backs Off Fulsome Praise Of Russia’s Putin After Debate

“I don’t love [Putin], I don’t hate. We’ll see how it works. We’ll see,” Trump told supporters during a campaign stop in the swing state of Nevada.

October 5, 2016

Clinton Campaign Denies Staffing Changes In Works

Hillary Clinton: “We’re going to take stock, but it’s going to be the campaign that I’ve got.”

February 8, 2016
Hillary Clinton Campaigning

Newly Released Emails Reveal The Hillary You (Still) Don’t Know

Time magazine describes Hillary Clinton with adjectives rarely used in conventional profiles: “humble,” “self-deprecating,” and “generous.”

July 2, 2015