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Trump Administration Not to Be Trusted With Secrets, Israeli Intel Officials Say 2

Trump Administration Not to Be Trusted With Secrets, Israeli Intel Officials Say

Donald Trump may be best pals with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but Israeli intelligence officials have drawn a line on sharing secrets with the Trump administration out of fear it could be leaked to Russia and Iran, according to a report out of Israel. The Israeli daily newspaper, Yediot Ahronot, reported today (Jan. 12) that Israeli intelligence officials are worried about sharing sensitive information with their counterparts in the Trump administration.... Read More...
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Trump Campaign Being Probed for Russia Hack Collusion, Sen. Graham Says

Donald Trump’s campaign is being investigated for possibly colluding with Russia in the theft of emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, according to Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina. If Trump, or campaign officials were working with Russian agents or officials or had knowledge that Russia was engineering the theft of the emails it could be in violation of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.... Read More...
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None Dare Call It Treason: Did Trump Collaborate With Russia Election Hacking?

Russia’s release of private Democratic emails only had a major impact on the election because Trump hammered on them in the last hours of the campaign, raising the one question that has yet to be answered by U.S. intelligence agencies. Was Trump actively collaborating with the Russians? U.S. intelligence agencies nailed “with a high degree of certainty” that Russian President Vladimir Putin was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta.... Read More...
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Trump Hits Wall on Hack Claims; Russians Cheered His Election, Secret Report Says

Donald Trump’s dissembling over Russian interference in the election has hit a wall. Details from a US intelligence report says high-level Kremlin officials “cheered” his election and considered it a “victory” over the United States. But that’s not all. The report details intercepted messages showing Russian officials discussing the hacking campaign against Democrats, and even identifies Russian officials who authorized third parties to pass stolen emails to WikiLeaks, according to reports.... Read More...
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Vladimir Putin Has Set Up Trump as ‘Cat’s Paw’ for Russian Aggression

Vladimir Putin played a dangerous game when he interfered in the U.S. election to elect Donald Trump as president. The move brought into the open what our European allies have been warning us about: Russia’s campaign to undermine and ultimately destabilize the West. The campaign is taking modern asymmetrical warfare to a new and dangerous level, melding politics, diplomacy, militarism, cyber-warfare and disinformation into a coordinated assault on democracy.... Read More...
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Trump Presidency Damaged by Russian Hacking; Even Republicans Are Rebelling

Donald Trump’s presidency appears to be severely damaged by the Russian election hacking scandal. Senior Republicans in Congress are now threatening even tougher sanctions against the Kremlin, a clear rejection of Trump’s claims that Russia was not involved. Trump’s credibility sank to a new low yesterday in the wake of sanctions announced by President Obama to punish Russia for meddling in the presidential election.... Read More...
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Obama Slams Russia With New Sanctions for Email Hacks Aiding Trump Election

President Barack Obama today (Dec. 29) slammed Russia with new sanctions in response to its interference in the U.S. presidential election. “All Americans should be alarmed by Russia’s actions,” the president said in a statement. Two Russian intelligence agencies, three companies and four individual intelligence officers with singled out and banned from travel and doing business with U.S. companies an individuals.... Read More...
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Trump, a ‘Would-Be Dictator’ Surrounded by Extremists, Imperils Democracy–Soros

Donald Trump has been slammed by his harshest criticism yet. Billionaire George Soros, who escaped Nazism as a child, called the president-elect a “would-be dictator” who has surrounded himself with extremists. “Democracy is now in crisis,” Soros warns in a new essay. “Even the US, the world’s leading democracy, elected a con artist and would-be dictator as its president,” he wrote on his Web site Project Syndicate.... Read More...
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Trump Wishes Russian Hacking Scandal Would Go Away, Obama Plans to Hit Back

Donald Trump is still wishing mightily that Russia’s unprecedented tampering with the presidential election would just go away. But President Obama is vowing to take action against the Kremlin amid a looming congressional investigation into the scandal. Obama is expected to reveal today (Dec. 29) the steps he’s taking to retaliate for Russia’s efforts to sway the election in Trump’s favor.... Read More...
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Trump Finally Finds Someone Who Agrees With Him on Russian Hacking (Video!)

Donald Trump has finally found someone in the highest circles of government who agrees with his view that no one really knows who stole emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Only it’s not our government; it’s Russia’s. Trump pal Valdimir Putin addressed the issue in his annual news conference and couldn’t agree with Trump more.... Read More...
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Intelligence Chief Blows Up Trump Effort to Sow Doubt About Russian Hacking

FBI Director James Comey belatedly got on board with the rest of the U.S. intelligence community and confirmed the CIA’s finding that Russia was behind the theft of Democratic campaign emails in a bid to boost Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Right wing media outlets were touting the FBI’s silence on the matter as evidence that the CIA’s assessment of the hacking was somehow off-base or being politicized.... Read More...
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FBI’s James Comey Back on Hot Seat Over Trump Campaign Russian Connection

FBI Director James Comey is back on the hot seat over Russia’s alleged effort to tip the election to Donald Trump. But after his own partisan foray into presidential politics, Comey and the agency are facing unprecedented criticism on Capitol Hill. Sen. Minority Leader Harry Reid, who is retiring, has called for Comey’s ouster for withholding evidence of Russia’s involvement in the election while the campaign was in progress.... Read More...
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Trump Russian Connection: Lots of Smoke, But Can Congress Find Smoking Gun?

The CIA dropped a bombshell with its investigation of Russia’s effort to aid Donald Trump’s election as president. At this point, its findings are still secret. But lawmakers briefed on the report, like Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz), said the evidence is “clear.” Russia’s hacking of the Clinton campaign and Democratic National Committee, however, is only half the story.... Read More...
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Trump Still Blowing Off Security Briefings, Increasing Risk of Terror Attacks

Donald Trump’s refusal to attend regular intelligence briefings is increasing the nation’s risk of being caught off-guard by a terror attack that could come from the “most complex and diverse array of global threats” faced by the United States in decades. Trump’s failure to stay up to speed on international developments could delay a U.S. response to a global crisis or cause an intelligence failure like the one before the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.... Read More...
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Trump, Republican Lawmakers Scramble to Play Down Russian Connection

Donald Trump and a handful of Republican lawmakers are trying to head off or sharply curb a congressional investigation into a finding by the nation’s top intelligence agency that Russia actively worked to influence the U.S. election on Trump’s behalf. Congressional Democrats have called for the investigation into Russia’s interference. But some Republican leaders, who launched multiple investigations of Hillary Clinton, now are suddenly reluctant to move forward.... Read More...
Donald Trump cabinet officials should face contempt charges for ignoring impeachment subpoenas. (Photo: Getty)

Trump Treason: Did He Collaborate With Russians to Steal Election?

The first shoe has dropped in an emerging scandal that may show Donald Trump campaign actively collaborated with the Russian government to steal the election with hacked emails and a flood of misinformation and fake news. The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has concluded in a secret probe that Russia actively engaged in an effort to subvert the U.S. election to help Trump win the presidency.... Read More...
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Donald Trump Shameful Sit-Down With David Petraeus Reeks of Hypocrisy

Donald Trump, in his search for a Secretary of State for his Clown Car administration, opened a dialogue with none other than David Petraeus, former Director of the CIA, former Commander of front-line troops through CENTCOM, and, um, oh yeah – convicted criminal. The fact that Trump is seriously considering him for another sensitive, high-level government job, is not only reckless, but rife with hypocrisy. ... Read More...