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Senate Democrats' report says Russia appeared to use NRA ties to aid Trump in 2016

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A preliminary report from Sen. Dianne Feinstein and other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee about Russia's attempts to aid Donald Trump in his 2016 campaign was released on Wednesday. Among its findings was that documents obtained “suggest the Kremlin used the National Rifle Association as a means of accessing and assisting Mr. Trump and his campaign.”
Back in 2016, ThinkProgress exclusively reported on the curious relationship between the NRA and its Russian counterpart, a Moscow-based group called “The Right to Bear Arms.” Its key players, twenty-something gun rights activist...
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The Latest: Trump Jr says he was 'forthright' in answers

The Latest: Trump Jr says he was 'forthright' in answers

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The Latest on transcripts of testimony to Senate panel about 2016 Trump Tower meeting : 12:20 p.m. An attendee of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting told congressional...
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The 8 people who were in the room when Donald Trump Jr. met with the Russian lawyer at Trump Tower to get dirt on Clinton

The 8 people who were in the room when Donald Trump Jr. met with the Russian lawyer at Trump Tower to get dirt on Clinton

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The Senate Judiciary Committee released roughly 1,800 pages of documents on its investigation into Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower in June 2016.
With Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort by his side, Trump Jr. met with several Russians for what he hoped was damaging information on his father's opponent, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Here are the eight people confirmed to be at the meeting:
Trump Jr. says he only remembers seven people attending the meeting, leaving off Rinat Akhmetshin. Veselnitskaya says Akhmetshin was...
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Senate Panel Releases Details From Its Trump Tower Meeting Probe

Senate Panel Releases Details From Its Trump Tower Meeting Probe

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Among the information released was an interview with Donald Trump, Jr.
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Trump Tower Meeting: Key Moments From the Senate Documents

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Transcripts released Wednesday are shedding new light on the June 2016 meeting.
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The Latest: Trump Jr. says WikiLeaks asked for tax returns

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The Latest on transcripts of testimony to Senate panel about 2016 Trump Tower meeting : 11 a.m. Donald Trump Jr. says he received direct messages via Twitter from...
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These are the revelations from Don Jr.'s extraordinary testimony about his meeting with the Russians

These are the revelations from Don Jr.'s extraordinary testimony about his meeting with the Russians

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On Wednesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee released 1800 pages of testimony from their ongoing investigation into potential Russian influence in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign. Among the documents was a 224-page transcript of an interview with Donald Trump Jr., focusing on his June 9, 2016 meeting with several Russians in Trump Tower.
The meeting took place after Trump Jr. was sent an email from a promoter who works for a Russian pop star, Emin Agalarov, with connections to the Russian government. The promoter, Rod Goldstone, said that Arad Agalarov, the father of his...
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7 big things we just learned from the Trump Tower meeting transcripts

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The highlights from 2,500 pages of congressional testimony.
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'No focus on Russian activities' - Donald Jr. on Trump Tower meeting in interview transcripts

'No focus on Russian activities' - Donald Jr. on Trump Tower meeting in interview transcripts

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The US Senate Judiciary Committee has released more than 1,800 pages of transcripts from interviews conducted with Donald Trump Jr. and other participants of a 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya.
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Trump Jr. Denies Telling Dad Before Meeting Russians at Trump Tower

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Donald Trump Jr. stated that he did not alert his father before meeting with Russians in a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower, according to transcripts of interviews released Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg Markets."
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Trump Tower meeting was 'bad idea,' Rob Goldstone tells Senate

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The Senate Judiciary Committee released transcripts of testimony by Goldstone and others involved in the meeting.
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The Senate just released roughly 1,800 of pages of interviews about Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer - here are the highlights

The Senate just released roughly 1,800 of pages of interviews about Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer - here are the highlights

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The Senate released transcripts on Wednesday of its interviews with Donald Trump Jr. and others regarding a controversial Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 presidential campaign.
The meeting has become a key thread of inquiry in the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.
Trump Jr. told the committee he didn't believe there was anything wrong with attending the meeting, and that he never spoke with his father about the Russia investigation.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday released hundreds of pages of transcripts from interviews with Donald Trump Jr. regarding...
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Donald Trump Jr. responds to Senate Judiciary Committee document dump

Donald Trump Jr. responds to Senate Judiciary Committee document dump

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Donald Trump Jr. responded to the Senate Judiciary Committee's release of closed-door interview transcripts related to the June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer.
"The public can now see that for over five hours I answered every question asked and was candid and forthright with the committee," Trump Jr. said.
The June 2016 meeting was presented as a chance for the lawyer to provide the Trump team with damaging information about Hillary Clinton.
Donald Trump Jr. on Wednesday responded to the Senate Judiciary Committee's release of closed-door interview transcripts...
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Senate Judiciary Panel Releases Documents Related To 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

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The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday released more than 2,500 pages of documents related to a 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a delegation of Russians and top Donald Trump aides.
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Senate panel releases nearly 2,000 pages of transcripts related to Trump Tower meeting

Senate panel releases nearly 2,000 pages of transcripts related to Trump Tower meeting

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A Senate committee has released nearly 2,000 pages of transcripts from interviews the panel conducted with Donald Trump Jr. and other participants.
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Senate panel releases details from its Trump Tower meeting probe

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WASHINGTON - A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday released hundreds of pages of transcripts and other details from its investigation of a Trump campaign meeting at Trump Tower in June 2016 with Russians who claimed to have damaging information about Hillary Clinton, Trump's Democratic rival for the presidency.
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How to read the roughly 2,000 pages of documents the Senate just released on Don Jr.'s Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer

How to read the roughly 2,000 pages of documents the Senate just released on Don Jr.'s Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer

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The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday released roughly 2,000 pages of documents on its investigation into a Trump Tower meeting attended by Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer.
Several aides from President Donald Trump's campaign, including his son Donald Trump Jr. and son-in-law Jared Kushner, met with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower in June 2016.
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday released roughly 2,000 pages of documents on its investigation into a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer, which has drawn scrutiny over what was supposedly...
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Trump praises NFL's new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should...

Trump praises NFL's new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should 'maybe' leave the US

President Donald Trump has weighed in on the NFL's new rule against US national anthem protests. He said he supports the move, and suggested that players who want to protest... Read more ...

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Photos of a a scaly, discolored patch of skin on Trump's face have gone...

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North Korea claps back at Mike Pence's 'ignorant and stupid remarks,'...

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The best way to disrespect the flag is to compel people to stand for it

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