President Vladimir Putin said he’s unaware of any proposal from Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, to set up a secret line of communications between the incoming administration and the Russian government, and that it’s “nonsense” to say Russia has collected compromising material about Trump.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he barely interacted with Donald Trump’s former national security adviser at a dinner in Moscow in 2015, an event where the two were seated next to each other that has helped fuel speculation about the Trump administration’s ties to Russia.
Donald Trump filed for an extension to submit his 2016 tax returns, NBC News reported Saturday citing a White House official, the latest reminder that the billionaire president continues to break with tradition and has not released his tax history.
The Russian hackers who hit the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign burrowed much further into the U.S. political system, sweeping in law firms, lobbyists, consultants, foundations and the policy groups known as think tanks, according to a person familiar with investigations of the attacks.
Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales downplayed a dispute between the White House and Justice Department over the program's legality, previously classified documents say.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued three alerts this month.