Trump says Putin favored Clinton for president 

Trump says Putin favored Clinton for president 

President Donald Trump says he gets along “very, very well” with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But he says the Russian leader would have preferred to have his 2016 rival Hillary Clinton in the White House.

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CIA knew in August 2016 that Putin sought to boost Trump—report

CIA knew in August 2016 that Putin sought to boost Trump—report

The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the US presidential race, the Washington Post reported Friday.

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Clinton says FBI chief and Putin cost her election

Clinton says FBI chief and Putin cost her election

NEW YORK—Hillary Clinton on Tuesday laid the blame for her defeat in last year’s White House race squarely at the feet of FBI director James Comey and Russia’s Vladimir Putin, saying they had “scared off” voters. The Democrat, speaking at a charity luncheon in New York, said she took “absolute personal responsibility” for a series […]

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British ex-spy behind Trump dossier seen as a cool operator

British ex-spy behind Trump dossier seen as a cool operator

LONDON — Christopher Steele, the one-time British spy who has compiled an explosive dossier on President-elect Donald Trump, is a well-regarded operative who wouldn’t make up stories to satisfy his clients, according to diplomatic and intelligence experts who know him.

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Trump son-in-law: a calming power in the new presidency

Jared Kushner. AFP

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s baby-faced son-in-law and incoming special advisor, is poised to become one of the most powerful men in the country, a calming and respected influence on the president.

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