Ground-shaking revelations have come from the grilling of FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Michael Rogers by the House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee.
The issue of leaked information was one way the Republicans on the committee tried to change the focus of the hearings, particularly Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC.
THE FACTS: Trump leaves out an important nuance in this tweet about the former director of national intelligence, James Clapper.
Trump created a controversy in early March when he tweeted without giving evidence that former President Barack Obama's administration had wiretapped Trump Tower in NY. Comey said Moscow had always been opposed to Trump's election rival, former secretary of state Clinton.
Sources told CNN that one of the major challenges investigators are facing in the efforts to obtain conclusive evidence is that Trump aides stopped communicating with the Russians due to increased public focus on the allegations of improper ties between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives.
CNN is reporting tonight that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has information suggesting that associates of President Trump "may have coordinated" with Russians to release damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Conveniently missing from the Republican storyline was that Flynn had lied to Vice President Mike Pence, had been a registered foreign agent on behalf of Turkish interests while advising the Trump campaign, and had collected $68,000 from Russian entities in 2015.
Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future
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GMCH resident doctors stage protest against attack on colleague in Dhule
Over 4,000 resident doctors are staying away from work since yesterday demanding better security for them at the hospitals. Moving forward, the government will issue special visiting passes for only two relatives per patient.
HSBC 'processed £435m of laundered Russian cash'
It is reported, that for 4 years, since 2010 to 2014, more than 20 billion dollars were moved out of Russian Federation . The bank said it has systems in place to monitor transactions, flagging those that may be suspicious.
Hours after Trump's tweets, Obama's spokesman said Trump's wiretapping accusation is "simply false". While the investigation remains open, Mr. Trump will become more susceptible to attacks by Democrats and dependent on Republicans who could use this as leverage over him.
Russia's intervention in last year's presidential campaign is no longer in doubt.
This idea was first mentioned by Trump on twitter, alleging that the former president had Trump Tower surveilled illegally in the months leading up the to election. However, Nunes said he alerted House Speaker Paul Ryan about the information before he headed to the White House.
During his testimony, Comey also told the committee that Russian Federation wanted "to hurt our democracy, hurt her [Clinton], help him [Trump]".
Rachel Maddow reports on developments in the investigation into coordination between the Donald Trump campaign in Russian Federation, from a new report on Paul Manafort acting in Russia's interest to a new characterization of the evidence by ranking House...