House Inquiry Turns Attention to Trump Campaign Worker With Russia Ties

Michael Caputo, who served as a communications adviser to the Trump campaign, has been asked by the House committee investigating Russian election meddling to submit to a voluntary interview and to provide any documents he may have that are related to the inquiry. The House Intelligence Committee, which is examining possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials, made […]

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Robert Mueller, Ex-F.B.I. Chief, to Lead Russia Inquiry

The Justice Department has appointed Robert S. Mueller III, the former F.B.I. director, to serve as a special counsel to oversee its investigation into Russian meddling in the election, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein announced on Wednesday. The appointment of Mr. Mueller dramatically raises the stakes for President Trump in the multiple investigations into his campaign’s ties to the […]

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McConnell Defends Trump, Rejecting Call for New Inquiry

Senator Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, on Wednesday defended President Trump’s firing of the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey, resisting Democratic calls to challenge the president and support a broader inquiry of Russian interference in the election. “Today we’ll no doubt hear calls for a new investigation,” Mr. McConnell said on the Senate floor, […]

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N.Y. Attorney General Reveals Inquiry Into Trump Foundation

The office of New York state’s top prosecutor has made inquiries into Donald Trump’s nonprofit foundation after questions about impropriety. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman revealed the inquiry on Tuesday, telling CNN that “we have been concerned that the Trump Foundation may have engaged in some impropriety,” although he did not go into detail. “We’ve inquired into it and we’ve had […]

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