Russian gun-rights activist linked to NRA indicted for acting as foreign agent

(WASHINGTON) -- Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was recently arrested by the FBI and charged with conspiracy, was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday on a second offense of acting as... Read More

Ryan, other members of Congress, weigh how to respond to Trump's Putin remarks

(WASHINGTON) -- While House Speaker Paul Ryan struggled Tuesday to defend President Donald Trump's performance with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, without criticizing him directly, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer took to ... Read More

President Trump: Putin meeting 'better' than summit with NATO allies

(WASHINGTON) -- Amid a flood of criticism from members of both parties over his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump declined to reverse course Tuesday by instead highlighting the meeting as more productive than his ga... Read More

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake rips Trump's summit performance with Putin as 'confused' and 'shameful'

(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Tuesday slammed President Donald Trump's Helsinki summit performance with Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and "confused,” calling it a "mistake" for him to meet privately with the Russian president.
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Trump tells Hannity Russians 'have no information on Trump'

(HELSINKI, Finland) -- In his first interview following a summit and press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, President Donald Trump told Sean Hannity of Fox News he thought Putin was "very, very strong" and complained that t... Read More

Head of intelligence community fires back after Trump casts doubt

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump hedged on whether he agrees with the intelligence community on its conclusion that the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election at a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsink... Read More

'Bizarre' and 'shameful': Republicans lead responses to Trump news conference with Putin

(WASHINGTON) -- The response from lawmakers to President Trump’s press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin was swift and almost universally negative, with especially critical statements coming from members of Trump’s own part... Read More

John McCain slams President Trump's 'most disgraceful' meeting with Vladimir Putin

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain issued a damning statement of President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling their joint news conference "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory."<... Read More

Compiling Donald Trump's recent comments on US allies and rivals

(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump held a historic meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday in Finland, using some kind words to describe his budding relationship with the world leader.

The comments that followed the meeting ... Read More

Trump said he trusts the U.S. intelligence community, calls Putin's denial 'strong'

(HELSINKI) -- A(HELSINKI) -- President Donald Trump said he addressed Russia's interference in the U.S. 2016 election and that President Vladmir Putin was "extremely strong" in his denials.

"I have president Putin, he just said it's not Ru... Read More

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page returns to Capitol for second day of grilling

(WASHINGTON) -- Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page returns to Capitol Hill Monday for a second day of questioning from House lawmakers after Republicans called her testimony "credible" as they search for anti-Trump bias in the handling of the Clinton email ... Read More