2016 presidential campaign

WASHINGTON | Filing: Manafort gave 2016 polling data to Russian associate

WASHINGTON — Jan 08, 2019—Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with a business associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence, and prosecutors say he lied to them about it, according to a court filing Tuesday. The allegation marks the first time prosecutors have accused Trump’s chief … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Filing: Manafort gave 2016 polling data to Russian associate

WASHINGTON | Filing: Manafort lied about sharing poll data with Russian

WASHINGTON — Jan 08, 2019—Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared polling data during the 2016 presidential campaign with an associate accused of having ties to Russian intelligence and lied to federal investigators about it, according to a court filing Tuesday. The allegation is the first time prosecutors have accused Trump’s chief campaign aide of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Filing: Manafort lied about sharing poll data with Russian

WASHINGTON | House committee to release Russia probe transcripts

WASHINGTON — The House intelligence committee voted Friday to release transcripts of more than 50 interviews it conducted as part of its now-closed investigation into Russian election interference during the 2016 presidential campaign. Among those to be released are interviews with President Donald Trump‘s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, his longtime … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House committee to release Russia probe transcripts

HELSINKI  | The Latest: Trump arrives at Finnish palace for Putin summit

HELSINKI  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 1:xx p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at Finland’s Presidential Palace for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin arrived minutes earlier at the palace in Helsinki for the summit, which consists of a one-on-one meeting and … Continue reading HELSINKI  | The Latest: Trump arrives at Finnish palace for Putin summit

WASHINGTON | Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific-Rim deal

WASHINGTON| April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) In a striking reversal, President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his “America first” agenda. Trump’s request comes as he … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining Pacific-Rim deal

Hope Hicks declines to answer some questions in Russia probe

WASHINGTON /February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump’s longtime aide Hope Hicks declined to answer questions about her time in the White House during a nine-hour, closed-door interview with the House intelligence committee Tuesday, saying she was advised not to. The panel is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and any contacts between Trump’s … Continue reading Hope Hicks declines to answer some questions in Russia probe