Trump reverses stance, now “disagrees” with Putin’s request to interrogate American officials

The president had been considering what he called an "interesting" offer by his Russian counterpart.

Trump invites Putin to Washington this fall

The announcement was so closely guarded that not even Trump’s Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats — who oversees the U.S. intelligence community — knew about it.

House Republicans shut down Democratic effort to fund election security measures

“The director of the national intelligence has said there is a flashing red danger signal similar to the one that happened before 9/11."

Today in Trump’s America: Trump has had proof of Putin-led Russian hacking for more than a year

Trump was shown highly classified intelligence that laid out Russia’s hacking and interference in the 2016 election, including evidence that Putin was the mastermind behind it, the Times reported.
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Mic Daily: Democrats allege GOP blocked interviews with alleged Russian spy Maria Butina and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

House Democrats say GOP blocked them from interviewing alleged Russian agent in probe

Democrats wanted to interview Maria Butina as part of their House Intelligence Committee investigation — the one Republicans on the panel ended "prematurely" in March.

Trump is deploying his post-Charlottesville playbook amid Putin press conference backlash

It’s the Charlottesville disaster all over again for President Donald Trump and his administration.

Trump crafts straw man argument, says US can accept cooperation with Putin or risk war with Russia

In the wake of bipartisan criticism surrounding his summit with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump has crafted a straw man argument to explain away his conduct with a hostile foreign power.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump walks back the walk back of his terrible Putin press conference

Trump already reverted to defending his widely panned press conference with Putin in Helsinki, tweeting that “many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved” his performance.
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Mic Daily: Trump’s about-face on Russian interference in the election and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Republicans rebuke Trump on Putin summit, but does their criticism have any teeth?

Republicans have criticized Trump's performance in the Helsinki summit, but Democrats are demanding action.

Trump about-faces, says Russia interfered in the election but says it “could be other people” too

Trump claims he misspoke during the news conference.

GOP lawmaker who refused to vote for Trump tries to win re-election in Tuesday runoff

The runoff election is a test of whether voters can forgive a Republican for voting against Trump, and whether his endorsement can seal the deal.

Enough with the “Trump and Putin are gay” jokes

Why is this something we need to explain in 2018?

Today in Trump’s America: Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson may be the only Republicans praising Trump

Leave it to the Fox News’ sycophantic prime time hosts to praise Trump for his performance at a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday.
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Mic Daily: The worst moments from that “disgraceful” Trump-Putin summit and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Latest indictment hits Russian acting as unregistered foreign agent

Hours after Trump took the side of Vladimir Putin and blamed special counsel Robert Mueller for poor relations between the U.S. and Russia, Mueller unsealed the indictment of yet another Russian.

6 notable moments from the “disgraceful” Trump-Putin summit

President Donald Trump delivered on Monday what was quickly denounced as one of the most disgraceful performances ever by an American president.

Trump says he believes Putin, not US intelligence community, on election hacking

Trump refused to stand up for U.S. interests during a news conference with Vladimir Putin on Monday, saying he does not believe the U.S. intelligence community about Russian hacking.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump doesn’t say he’ll bring up Russian hacking in meeting with Putin

In a quick on-camera statement alongside Putin before their closed-door meeting, Trump did not mention election hacking when he rattled off a list of topics he wanted to discuss with Putin.

Coming up this week in politics: Trump and Putin meet while Freedom Caucus mulls impeachment charges

Trump will meet with Vladimir Putin, as family reunification efforts continue and Republicans take aim at the Mueller investigation.

Trump set to meet Vladimir Putin Monday, days after Russian indictments in Mueller probe

Democrats and former government officials fear Trump is ill-prepared for the Monday meeting.

FEC: Elon Musk contributed thousands to conservative PAC

The revelation has called into question Musk's reputation as a critic of Trump.

How Trump and his allies are trying to undermine Rosenstein and Mueller for doing their jobs

Conservatives are reportedly planning to impeach Rod Rosenstein.

This Week in Trump-Russia News: Trump still rips Mueller probe, even as indictments pile up

Mueller caught more witches as Republicans attacked FBI's Strzok.

Trump bashes Obama, CNN and “deep state” after Mueller indicts Russians over election interference

Trump blamed Obama for Putin's election interference.

What Melania Trump wore her 77th week as first lady — including in Belgium and the UK

The first lady brought Christian Dior, Louboutins and Calvin Klein on her European trip.

Four notable takeaways from Robert Mueller’s latest indictments in the Russia probe

Here are the bombshells in the latest indictment from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 important things Trump’s Cabinet did this week that don’t involve NATO

The Justice Department tries to strip a Florida grandmother of her citizenship, Trump taps another space novice for NASA and Ryan Zinke may be investigated over his socks.

Mueller probe: 12 Russian intelligence officers indicted over 2016 election interference

Rod Rosenstein announced the new charges Friday, ahead of Trump's high-profile meeting with Putin.