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Resistance and Resolve in Russia: Memorial HRC
In late October, while traveling in Russia with a small delegation of peace activists from Voices for Creative Nonviolence , a young Russian lawyer and his brother took me to Dacha Na Pokrovke, a Moscow restaurant where we enjoyed some of the best food I’ve ever eaten: delicious Russian dumplings,...
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Trump’s Timeline with Russia: Stranger Than Fiction
Dan Rather recently remarked about the current Russia scandal rocking Washington, “If a scriptwriter had approached Hollywood with what we are witnessing, he or she would probably have been told it was way too far-fetched for even a summer blockbuster.” Indeed, if we look back at the timeline of...
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NYT: AG Sessions Must Appoint Special Prosecutor for Trump-Russia Ties
The New York Times has called for a special prosecutor to lead an impartial investigation into possible ties between the Trump administration—"which seems uninterested in telling the truth in matters large and small"—and Russia. The Times editorial board writes Friday the scope of a potential...
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Republicans, Where’s the Backbone?
Congressional Republicans, we watched you at the White House Thursday. Just before Donald Trump’s rambling, manic, often snarky press conference — delivered more in the manner of a churlish insult comic than leader of the free world — the president met with a group of you, a self-titled “Trump...
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Republicans Hustle to Shield Trump as Demands for Russia Inquiry Grow
Republicans are dismissing the mounting call to thoroughly investigate the Trump campaign's connection with Russian intelligence, and party leadership is seemingly pushing for members to fall in line behind the president amid growing outrage. House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-...
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The Leakers Who Exposed Gen. Flynn’s Lie Committed Serious — and Wholly Justified — Felonies
President Trump's national security adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn, was forced to resign on Monday night as a result of getting caught lying about whether he discussed sanctions in a December telephone call with a Russian diplomat. The only reason the public learned about Flynn’s lie is because...
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Pressure for Independent Investigation Swells Amid Russia-Trump Scandal
Pressure is mounting for a transparent investigation into alleged ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian intelligence, following a New York Times report that shows officials on both sides were in contact before the 2016 election. The Times reported Tuesday that current and...
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America Third: A 'China First' and 'Russia Second' Foreign Policy?
If there’s a single consistent aspect to Donald Trump’s strategic vision, it’s this: U.S. foreign policy should alwaysbe governed by the simple principle of “America First,” with this country’s vital interests placed above those of all others. “We will always put America’s interests first,” he...
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We Must Know the Truth
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: there MUST be an investigation by an independent, bipartisan commission of Russia’s ties to Donald Trump and his associates and that nation’s interference in our elections. Emphasize independent and bipartisan. That commission must have full subpoena...
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Michael Flynn and the 6 Big Questions
The American public deserves to know the answers to at least the first five of these questions, and will then make a judgment on the sixth: 1. Why didn’t Trump act sooner to fire Flynn? He knew about Flynn’s contact with the Russian ambassador at least since January, when then-acting attorney...
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