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Trump Accuses CIA Chief Of Leaking Fake News

In an extraordinary escalation of tensions between the president-elect and his intelligence agencies, Donald Trump suggested in a tweet Sunday that outgoing CIA Director John Brennan may have leaked information about the existence of an unsubstantiated report that Russia allegedly has compromising information on Trump. “Was this the leaker of fake news?” Trump asked following […]

CIA Chief Rips Trump

WASHINGTON — The outgoing CIA director charged on Sunday that Donald Trump lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States, delivering a public lecture to the president-elect that further highlighted the bitter state of Trump’s relations with American intelligence agencies. John Brennan’s pointed message on national television came just five […]

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Senate To Investigate Trump’s Communication With Putin

The chairmen of the Senate Intelligence Committee has launched a bipartisan effort to probe communications between the Kremlin and members of President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration. “We believe that it is critical to have a full understanding of the scope of Russian intelligence activities impacting the United States,” Burr and Warner, who serve as the […]

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Trump Adds Sixth Goldman Sachs Exec To His Administration

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s administration is taking on a distinctively Goldman hue. Trump is adding even more Goldman Sachs executives to his nascent administration. Trump’s top donor and close advisor, hedge fund manager and Goldman Sachs alumna Anthony Scaramucci, will serve as a senior White House advisor, according to The Washington Post, and Trump’s transition […]

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Trump Camp In Frequent Communication With Russian Ambassadors

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump’s national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia’s ambassador to the United States, including on the day President Barack Obama hit Moscow with sanctions in retaliation for election-related hacking, a senior U.S. official said Friday. One day after Obama announced the sanctions […]

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Intelligence Agencies Say Russia Has Potentially Damaging Info On Trump

WASHINGTON – The chiefs of America’s intelligence agencies last week presented President Obama and President-elect Donald J. Trump with a summary of unsubstantiated reports that Russia had collected compromising and salacious personal information about Mr. Trump, two officials with knowledge of the briefing said. The summary is based on memos generated by political operatives seeking […]