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President Trump Evades Questions on Whether He Has Worked for Russia

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President Donald Trump avoided directly answering when asked whether he currently is or has ever worked for Russia after a published report said law enforcement officials, concerned about his behavior after he fired FBI Director James Comey in 2017, had begun investigating that possibility.
Trump said it was the “most insulting” question he'd ever been asked.
The New York Times report Friday cited unnamed former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation.
Trump responded to the story Saturday during a telephone interview broadcast on Fox News Channel after host...
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Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence probe

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The Republican head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he plans to ask the FBI about a report it launched a probe into whether President Donald Trump has been working on Russia's behalf, suggesting the agency may have gone too far.
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Trump on whether he's worked for the Russians: ‘Most insulting thing I've ever been asked'

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Trump calls question on whether he has worked for Russia ‘insulting,' but doesn't answer it

Trump calls question on whether he has worked for Russia ‘insulting,' but doesn't answer it

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he currently is or has ever worked for Russia after a published report said federal law enforcement officials were so concerned about his behaviour after he fired James Comey from the FBI that they began investigating whether Trump had been working for the U.S. adversary against American interests.
Trump said it was the “most insulting” question he'd ever been asked.
The New York Times report Friday cited unnamed former law enforcement officials and others familiar with the investigation.
Trump responded to...
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Here are the 358 words Donald Trump said when asked if he works for Putin

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President Donald Trump's friend and booster Jeanine Pirro chuckled when she asked the question.
“Are you now, or have you ever worked for Russia, Mr. President?” she said.
His answer took a minute and 52 seconds and followed the rambling, diversionary style he's always favored when speaking off the cuff. He said 358 words, punctuated with Pirro's affirming laughter.
“No” was not one of them.
Instead, the president ran through some of his greatest hits. Everyone suspicious of him lacks integrity, the economy is good, and the real story here isn't the mounting circumstantial evidence that...
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Sen. Ted Cruz defends Trump's record on Russia as 'tougher' than Obama's

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The Texas Republican's comments come amid reports that are raising new questions about the president's relationship with Russia.
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Durbin: Why is Trump 'so chummy' with Putin?

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The Senate's No. 2 Democrat on Sunday refused to say whether he believes President Donald Trump has been compromised by the Kremlin, but questioned why the commander in chief is “so chummy” with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “You know, there's so many questions raised,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin told host George Stephanopoulos during an interview on ABC's “This Week.” “Why is he so chummy with Vladimir Putin? This man, who is a former KGB agent, never been a friend of the United States, invaded our allies, threatens us around the world and tries his damnedest to undermine our...
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Trump dodges question on whether he has worked for Russia

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President Donald Trump avoided giving a direct answer when asked if he currently is or has ever worked for Russia after a published report said federal law enforcement officials were so concerned about his behavior after he fired James Comey from the FBI that they began investigating whether Trump had been working for the U.S. adversary against American interests.
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