Russian Hacking

Trump Finally Finds Someone Who Agrees With Him on Russian Hacking (Video!)

Donald Trump has finally found someone in the highest circles of government who agrees with his view that no one really knows who stole emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Only it’s not our government; it’s Russia’s. Trump pal Valdimir Putin addressed the issue in his annual news conference and couldn’t agree with Trump more....

Trump Russian Embrace Dovetails With White Supremacist World View on Race

Donald Trump’s embrace of Russia dovetails chillingly with the views of white supremacists promoted by alt-right propagandist Steve Bannon. They see the world divided in racial terms making mostly white “Christian” Russia a natural ally of the United States and all other races potential enemies. There’s no other way to explain Trump’s unilateral tilt toward Russia, which is contrary to decades of U.S. policy....

FBI Election Dirty Tricks More Serious, Less Scrutinized Than Russian Hacking

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) unprecedented level of election dirty tricks is getting far less scrutiny from the media and lawmakers than the Russian email hacking scandal, even though the rogue agency poses a more serious threat to nation. The nation’s premiere law enforcement agency is supposed to be non-partisan and above politics. But it was anything but in the presidential election....

Trump, Republican Lawmakers Scramble to Play Down Russian Connection

Donald Trump and a handful of Republican lawmakers are trying to head off or sharply curb a congressional investigation into a finding by the nation’s top intelligence agency that Russia actively worked to influence the U.S. election on Trump’s behalf. Congressional Democrats have called for the investigation into Russia’s interference. But some Republican leaders, who launched multiple investigations of Hillary Clinton, now are suddenly reluctant to move forward....