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Laurene Powell Jobs interviews Hillary Clinton at OZY Fest in Central Park on Saturday in New York City.

The former presidential candidate says it’s “deeply disturbing” that President Trump hasn’t taken a firm stance against Russian interference in the U.S. election.(Image credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) […]

Sun, Jul 22, 2018
Source: NPR Politics

The FBI on Saturday released documents related to the surveillance of former Trump presidential campaign adviser Carter Page as part of a probe into whether he conspired with the Russian government to undermine the 2016 U.S. election.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: Reuters Politics

Maria Butina, photographed in 2013 at a pro-gun rally in Moscow, is charged with conspiring to act as a Russian agent.

Robert Driscoll told NPR that Butina, who is facing charges of conspiring to act as a Russian agent, will “be proven innocent in this case.”(Image credit: AP) […]

Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: NPR Politics

President Trump broke tradition by meeting alone with Vladimir Putin for more than two hours. Former ambassador Nancy McEldowney explains normal diplomatic protocol and why it’s so important. […]

Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: NPR Politics

NPR’s Michel Martin asks cybersecurity expert Clint Watts whether Russians are using social media to influence the midterm elections as they did in the 2016 presidential vote. […]

Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: NPR Politics

U.S. director of intelligence Dan Coats said on Saturday he in no way meant to be disrespectful toward President Donald Trump with what he called his “awkward response” to news of a second planned Trump summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: Reuters Politics

Yoenis Cespedes made a triumphant return to the New York Mets on Friday, hitting a home run and reaching base three times in a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: Reuters Politics

Trump voters now overwhelmingly believe the peddled notions about this group few of them ever heard of, before this year, and that is a testament to the power of the white nationalist propaganda machine whirring away within the White House walls.

Donald Trump’s support is based on racism. And the racism is based on Republican conspiracy theories. And those conspiracy theories are now, thanks to White House propaganda, taking root within his racist, gullible base.A majority of people who voted for President Donald Trump consider criminal gang MS-13 a threat to the United States, a new poll finds, indicating […]

Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: Alternet – Immigration

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Trump.

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Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: Reuters Politics

He kidnaps babies, abuses women, admires white supremacists, conspires with Russians & still his base supports him

If you have wondered how much lower Trump could go, we got our answer last Monday in Helsinki. There was the President of the United States surrendering his intelligence agencies, his Department of State and his Department of Justice to the lying, thieving, murdering dictator of Russia standing next to him on the stage. He was virtually admitting to the world that he owed his presidency to Vladimir Putin.And if you wondered whether his base would follow him, the verdict is in. […]

Sat, Jul 21, 2018
Source: Alternet – Immigration