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Report: Russian Elite Invested Nearly $100 Million In Trump Buildings, Records Show

Russian investments in Trump propertiesDuring the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald J. Trump downplayed his business ties with Russia. And since taking office as president, he has been even more emphatic.

“I can tell you, speaking for myself, I own nothing in Russia,” President Trump said at a news conference last month. “I have no loans in Russia. I don’t have any deals in Russia.”


Trump Stands Firm on Claim That British Agency Helped Obama Spy on Him

Trump stands firm on UK role in wiretapPresident Trump refused to back down on Friday after his White House aired an unverified claim that Britain’s spy agency secretly monitored him during last year’s campaign at the behest of President Barack Obama, fueling a rare rupture between the United States and its most important international partner.

Although his aides in private conversations since Thursday night had tried to calm British officials livid over the allegation, Mr. Trump made clear that he felt the White House had nothing to retract or apologize for, explaining that his spokesman was simply repeating an assertion made by a Fox News commentator.


Watchdog Calls On New York Attorney General To Probe Foreign Funds In Trump Organization

Watchdog calls for probe of Trump org.An ethics watchdog group has stepped up its campaign that calls on New York’s attorney general to investigate whether President Donald Trump’s business practices are violating the law.

The nonprofit group Free Speech for People sent a letter Friday to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who indicated last month that his office is discussing concerns about Trump and his business holdings.


Fired U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Said to Have Been Investigating HHS Secretary Tom Price

Tom PriceFormer U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who was removed from his post by the Trump administration last week, was overseeing an investigation into stock trades made by the president’s health secretary, according to a person familiar with the office.

Tom Price, head of the Department of Health and Human Services, came under scrutiny during his confirmation hearings for investments he made while serving in Congress. The Georgia lawmaker traded hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of shares in health-related companies, even as he voted on and sponsored legislation affecting the industry.


Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the White House

Trump and Merkel meetPresident Trump came face-to-face Friday with a putative rival for global leadership, German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The chancellor arrived at the White House after months of back-and-forth with the new president, including Trump's claims that Merkel is "ruining" Germany by letting in too many refugees and that Germany is using the European Union as a "vehicle" for its own economic ambitions.


Moscow paid $45,000 for Flynn’s 2015 talk, documents show

Flynn broke law by taking money from Russia, TurkeyRT, the Russian state-owned television network described by U.S. intelligence officials as “the Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet,” paid $45,386 for former Defense Intelligence Agency Director Michael Flynn to fly to Moscow to speak at its 10th anniversary celebration in December 2015, according to documents newly obtained by a congressional committee and provided to Yahoo News.

At the Russian government’s expense, Flynn — who was fired last month as President Trump’s national security adviser — was accompanied by his son, Michael Flynn Jr., on the three-day, all-expenses-paid trip, where they both stayed at the five-star Hotel Metropol in Moscow next to Red Square, according to documents obtained from Flynn’s speakers’ bureau, Leading Authorities.


Senate Intelligence Committee finds 'no indications' of wiretapping, wider surveillance at Trump Tower

Senate BuildingSenate Intelligence Committee leaders released a joint statement Thursday saying that they have no reason to believe that President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims are true.

"Based on the information available to us, we see no indications that Trump Tower was the subject of surveillance by any element of the United States government either before or after Election Day 2016," Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-North Carolina, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Virginia, said in the joint statement.


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