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The House panel continues to investigate Trump for impeachment in relation to alleged collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice in that case
A US intelligence official reportedly told lawmakers Russia is once again meddling in the US election on Donald Trump's behalf, according to The Washington Post and New York Times
Trump has been purging the Justice Department, National Security Council, and Pentagon of staff he considers disloyal
The heads of 7 top security-related agencies say, 'Russia, China, Iran, and other foreign malicious actors all will seek to interfere in the voting process or influence voter perceptions'
The Russian foreign ministry says the new US sanctions on several Russians – including a businessman tied to President Vladimir Putin and a disinformation operation accused of conspiring to manipulate the US 2018 midterm election – 'will not go unanswered'
Here are the main takeaways so far from the marathon hearings before 2 Democratic-controlled House committees by former US special counsel Robert Mueller
Trump is now digesting the report's findings that he was happy enough to benefit from Russian dirty tricks and tried repeatedly to hamper Mueller's investigation
(3rd UPDATE) US House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler is requiring Attorney General William Barr to submit to them the documents by May 1 at 10 am
'Donald Trump has spent his entire presidency engaged in a nonstop campaign of obstruction, intimidation, and abuse of power,' says Democratic party chairman Tom Perez. 'No one is above the law.'
'I had the right to end the whole Witch Hunt if I wanted. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted. I chose not to,' Trump tweeted from Air Force One.
Trump's efforts to remove Mueller began after press reports indicated that the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election had widened to include whether the president had committed obstruction of justice
"BuzzFeed's description of specific statements to the Special Counsel's Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen's Congressional testimony are not accurate," spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.
The two executives reassure lawmakers that they're not going to drop the ball again on foreign manipulation on social media but both acknowledge there is still a long way to go
The case against Paul Manafort stems from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference and possible collusion between the Trump campaign team and Moscow
Watch the 'Give Up Tomorrow' documentary, highlights of the Trump-Putin summit, and the report on Pacquiao's heart ailment
The US president has been under bipartisan fire in Washington for failing to publicly confront Putin over the election interference at the press conference that followed their Helsinki talks
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The Duterte presidential campaign's chief social media strategist claims the Cambridge Analytica CEO "influenced" his work
Zuckerberg's wording in his response to a US senator's question regarding their business model leaves open the possibility of a paid, ad-free version
The Facebook CEO says that Russians exploiting their system will keep getting better, and Facebook will have to invest in getting better to keep up
A US senator suggests that Facebook may be a monopoly – a claim that Zuckerberg rejects
'If you and other social media companies do not get your act in order, none of us are going to have any privacy anymore,' US Senator Bill Nelson tells the Facebook CEO in his first-ever US Congressional appearance
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(UPDATED) Jose Gabriel 'Pompee' La Viña, who appears in a photo with Cambridge Analytica's Alexander Nix, says he never worked with the parent company but took some lessons from the talk of Nix himself when he visited Manila in 2015
'Could anyone really believe that Russia, thousands of miles away... influenced the outcome of the election? Doesn't that sound ridiculous even to you?' Putin asks
'The Russians had no impact on our votes whatsoever.... But certainly there was meddling and probably from other countries and maybe other individuals,' says US President Donald Trump
The White House's 29-year-old communications director stuck to answering pre-approved questions, House Intelligence Committee members say
The Democrats' document is the latest salvo in a partisan fight over the Russia investigation
'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow. Get smart America!' Donald Trump says in an early morning tweet
US authorities have come under mounting scrutiny for failing to act on a series of warning signs
The indictment details a stunning operation launched in 2014 in a bid to sow social division in the US and influence American politics 'including the presidential election of 2016'
The heads of the CIA, FBI, NSA and 3 other spy agencies are unanimous in saying that Moscow's efforts to disrupt US politics are as strong as they were in 2016
The document is the Democrats' response to a four-page memorandum written by Republican legislator Devin Nunes, which Trump agreed to declassify and release on February 2
However, Trump himself has repeatedly stated that he would like to speak with Robert Mueller about the ongoing investigation examining his 2016 campaign's possible collusion with Russia over election interference
Robert Mueller is zeroing in on the initial response given by the US president's son over a controversial meeting with a Russian lawyer
(UPDATED) The release of the memo could sour relations between the president and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which Trump has repeatedly attacked as biased against him
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The 2018 midterm elections will involve all of the 435 members of the House of Representatives and 33 senators
(UPDATED) Trump confirms that his lawyers are in discussion with Robert Mueller, who is leading the investigation into collusion between the US president's election campaign and Russia in the 2016 election
A report said the president himself could face an interview request within weeks in the probe into allegations of Russian election meddling
It is the first time Bannon has testified in the probe of whether campaign associates of the president colluded with Russia in its bid to influence the 2016 US elections
Donald Trump: 'Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, he lost his mind.'
Manafort charges that the Justice Department and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein gave Robert Mueller excessively broad authority in his investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 election
Republicans have sought to cast doubt on its impartiality and pressed for a new independent prosecutor to investigate anti-Trump bias
Special counsel Robert Mueller removed Peter Strzok from his Russia election meddling probe this summer after becoming aware of the emails
Labor opposition politician Sam Dastyari has been under heavy scrutiny over his relationship with a wealthy political donor associated with the Chinese Communist Party
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's end-game – who precisely is in his sights and for what – remains unclear
(UPDATED) United States President Donald Trump still insists he and his campaign did not collude with Moscow during the 2016 elections
As the Russia probe overshadows his big legislative win, the Senate's passing of landmark tax cuts, Trump again insists he and his campaign did not collude with Russia
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' comments indicate that Republicans are seeking to mount a counter-offensive to the probe into Russian election meddling – and whether or not Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow to sway the 2016 contest