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AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019
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AP sources: White House aware of Russian bounties in 2019

Top officials in the White House were aware in early 2019 of classified intelligence indicating Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for the deaths of Americans, a full year earlier than has been previously reported, according to U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the intelligence.

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Rosenstein: Justice Department won’t be extorted by Congress

By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Tuesday lashed out at Republican allies of President Donald Trump who have drafted articles of impeachment against him, saying the Justice Department won’t be extorted or give in to threats. Rosenstein, speaking at a question-and-answer session at the Newseum, chided the lawmakers...

Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump’s lawyers
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Report: Mueller gives list of questions to Trump’s lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has given a list of almost four dozen questions to lawyers for President Donald Trump as part of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether Trump obstructed justice, according to a report published in The New York Times. The Times obtained a list of...