Putin celebrates women with the cold eyes of doom

When you look up “compassion” in the dictionary.Image: nikolsky SPUTNIK/KREM/REX/Shutterstock By Colin Daileda2017-03-08 15:33:24 UTC Sometimes people say words with their mouths but their faces tell you they don’t give one tiny shit about what they’re saying. This is not Vladimir Putin! The Russian president is a man of sincerity. Look at this tweet in […]

FBI Director Comey asked Justice officials to refute Trump’s unproven wiretapping claim – The Washington Post

President Trump accused former president Barack Obama of wiretapping his calls in Trump Tower. Here’s a timeline of their relationship since inauguration. (Thomas Johnson,Claritza Jimenez,Monica Akhtar/The Washington Post) FBI Director James B. Comey asked the Justice Department this weekend to issue a statement refuting President Trump’s claim that President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap of […]

Democrats call on Jeff Sessions to resign as Attorney General for not disclosing meetings with Russia – Salon.com

Congressional Democrats are calling for the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions after news broke that he had failed to mention in his confirmation hearing that he had held discussions with a top official from the Russian government. “Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his confirmation hearing before the Senate.” House Minority Leader Nancy […]

Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking – The New York Times

President Obama in December. Some in his administration feared that intelligence about Russian interference in the 2016 election could be covered up or destroyed. WASHINGTON — In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates […]

Sessions met with Russian envoy twice last year, encounters he later did not disclose – The Washington Post

Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump’s campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions’s confirmation hearing to become attorney general. One of the meetings was a private conversation […]

If Russia tried to influence the U.S. election, things aren’t going as planned – The Washington Post

MOSCOW — A funny thing happened in Russia this past week: President Trump’s face, once ubiquitous on the talk shows and evening news programs that tack closely to the Kremlin’s political agenda, was suddenly absent. Gone. “Like they flipped a switch,” said Alexey Kovalev, a journalist at the Moscow Times who covers Russian state media.  It’s not […]

Exclusive: In call with Putin, Trump denounced Obama-era nuclear arms treaty – sources | Reuters

WASHINGTON In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced a treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads as a bad deal for the United States, according to two U.S. officials and one former U.S. official with knowledge of the call.   When Putin raised the possibility […]