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WASHINGTON | The Latest: WH says Trump’s ‘hoax’ tweet refers to collusion

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the U.S. Russia probe (all times local): 8:20 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump was “obviously” referring to allegations of collusion between his campaign and Russian agents when he tweeted Sunday about “a big hoax.” Press secretary Sarah Sanders says: “Obviously the president is talking about the collusion … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: WH says Trump’s ‘hoax’ tweet refers to collusion

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump mischaracterizes FBI docs

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the U.S. Russia probe (all times local): 6:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is mischaracterizing documents released by the FBI this weekend related to the agency’s wiretapping of Carter Page, a onetime campaign adviser. Trump is claiming without evidence that the FBI inappropriately used political research by British spy Christopher Steele … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump mischaracterizes FBI docs

Some questions in Trump-Russia dossier now finding answers

No one has painted a more vivid or lurid portrait of a purported alliance between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia than a quiet, nondescript former British spy named Christopher Steele. Steele’s once-confidential campaign memos were published just before Trump’s inauguration, unleashing tales of cavorting prostitutes and conniving campaign aides on secret sorties with agents … Continue reading Some questions in Trump-Russia dossier now finding answers