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Giuliani says White House wants briefing on classified info

May. 26, 2018 12:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. And they may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle the...

Giuliani: White House wants briefing on classified info

May. 25, 2018 9:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle the...

The Latest: Trump not backing down on 'spy' allegations

May. 25, 2018 9:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 campaign (all times local): 8:17 a.m. President Donald Trump is not backing down on his unproven claim that the FBI planted a spy in his presidential campaign. Trump is tweeting an interview...

Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

May. 25, 2018 7:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers have gotten classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump's campaign....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distortions while trashing Russia probe

May. 25, 2018 12:32 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is twisting the words of his predecessor's national intelligence director as part of his stepped-up effort to trash the credibility of the special counsel's Russia investigation. In a tweet Thursday, during a stormy week on Twitter by the president, Trump said James...

The Latest: House lawyer chastises attorney for Greitens

May. 24, 2018 9:53 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 8:40 p.m. An attorney for a Missouri House investigatory panel says a lawyer for Gov. Eric Greitens has impugned the integrity of the House in an attempt to divert attention from an investigation...

Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

May. 24, 2018 9:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump's...

FBI briefed on allegations against Missouri governor

May. 24, 2018 9:17 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Allegations of sexual misconduct and campaign finance violations against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens have been shared with federal authorities by a private attorney and a key lawmaker, according to testimony Thursday during a legislative hearing. The hearing by a special House...

The Latest: 2nd briefing on Russia probe wraps up

May. 24, 2018 4:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A second classified briefing for Republican and Democratic lawmakers on the Russia investigation has concluded on Capitol Hill. Law enforcement and intelligence officials provided two separate...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts words in Clapper's mouth

May. 24, 2018 1:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is twisting the words of his predecessor's national intelligence director as part of his stepped-up effort to trash the credibility of the special counsel's Russia investigation. In a tweet Thursday, during a stormy week on Twitter by the president, Trump said James...