Dutch spies alerted their American counterparts as early as 2014 about Russian hacking into State Department and White House computers and subsequent Russian hacking of the Democratic Party in the 2016 election, according to a series of reports in Dutch media. The joint investigation by de Volkskrant newspaper and Nieuwsuur (“News Hour”), a current-affairs television program, describe how Dutch […]
The CIA first learned of “suspicious” contacts between Trump associates and the Russians from iBritain’s GCHQ spy agency no later than the end of 2015. During the months that followed, several other allied intelligence services reported similar contacts
In a Senate hearing, Comey declined to comment on whether the FBI is investigating links between Russia and associates of Trump, who frequently called during the campaign for improved relations between Washington and Moscow.
The classified briefings last week were presented to Trump and President Obama by the Director of National Intelligence and the directors of the CIA, FBI, and National Security Agency. The U.S. intelligence chiefs included a classified summary of the material to make Trump aware that it is circulating among federal agencies, senior members of Congress, and government officials.
“Over the course of many months (2014–2016), Andrea relayed to me on multiple occasions instances of Mr. Ailes’ demeaning and overtly predatory behavior, as well as the abusive conduct of Fox News’ public relations department.” The statement goes on to confirm that Tantaros spoke about retaliatory actions taken by various Fox News staffers after she spoke up about Ailes’ behavior.
“There is a movement afoot” to bring ousted Fox News CEO and alleged sexual harasser Roger Ailes “more into the process” of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign, according to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.
“You begin to take all kinds of ways of changing people’s perception: who the Other is. And as soon as you can lower the Other—which, you know, Trump has done wonderfully. He’s used the word rapist. That’s a horrible word. Murderer . . . One group has been lowered; a different group has been raised. And the difference is that the one group can tell the other group to leave. Put on buses and taken away.”
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday ended his ban on press credentials for some news outlets seeking to cover his campaign events, including The Washington Post and Buzzfeed, a policy that had drawn strong criticism from press freedom advocates.
Donald Trump’s latest campaign hire is David Bossie, the longtime president of Citizens United, the infamous conservative organization named in the 2010 Supreme Court ruling scaling back regulations on corporate financing of political messaging.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has run an unusually cheap campaign in part by not paying at least 10 top staffers, consultants and advisers, some of whom are no longer with the campaign, according to a review of federal campaign finance filings.
Donald Trump’s new CEO for his campaign, Stephen Bannon, was charged with domestic violence in 1996, according to a Politico report out this week, and may have committed felony voter fraud by having an active voter registration at a property set to be demolished in Florida.
CNN, which has repeatedly defended its hire of former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski as a paid contributor, will soon have to explain why he is still receiving his regular salary from the Trump campaign.
Bannon has been on the outs with the traditional wing of the GOP for a while, as Breitbart has become more of an extremist, hate-mongering site, but his rise to Trump’s CEO has Republicans absolutely panicked.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump overhauled his troubled campaign on Wednesday, hiring the combative head of a conservative news website as chief executive officer and promoting a seasoned political operative to a senior role.
Attacks like this would have been deemed inappropriate in any other election cycle, but Trump’s campaign has turned the U.S. political arena into something scarily similar to that of authoritarian regimes, where verbal attacks and intimidation of political opponents are a part of everyday life.