Former Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Had Secret Contract With Russian Billionaire, The Associated Press ReportsFrom the pivotal health care vote, to questions on Russian ties and revelations about intelligence gathering, Capitol Hill was busy Wednesday.
Comey: FBI Investigating Russia's Efforts To Interfere In US Election, 'No Information' To Support Trump's Wiretap ClaimTestifying before Congress, the FBI Director said the investigation includes any potential coordination between Trump campaign associates and Russia's government.
White House Calls For Probe Into Trump's Wiretap AllegationsJames Clapper, director of national intelligence under Obama, said Sunday that no such wiretap activity was carried out against Trump as a candidate or against his campaign.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Investigations Into Russian Involvement In 2016 ElectionSessions faced mounting calls to recuse himself or to resign following allegations that he was in contact with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the 2016 campaign, which he called "totally false."
Vitaly Churkin, Russia's Ambassador To United Nations, Dies In NYC At 64Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press that Churkin became ill in his office at Russia's U.N. mission and was taken to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, where he died Monday.
'Very, Very Unfair:' Trump Slams Intelligence Officials On Treatment Of Michael FlynnDemocrats argue that an independent investigation is the best way to get answers about the Trump administration's ties to Russia. But Republican leaders continue to refuse to consider this option and say the three congressional investigations underway are enough.
CBS News: National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's Job Security In JeopardyAs CBS News' Major Garrett reported, Flynn's deception about conversations with the Russian ambassador have deeply soured his relationship with Vice President Mike Pence.
Trump Fires Back At CIA Head John Brennan Over Russian Intel CommentsPresident-elect Donald Trump is lashing out at CIA chief John Brennan for saying the president-elect doesn't understand the threat posed by Russia.
Pence: Trump Presidential Campaign Has Had No Contacts With RussiaVice President-elect Mike Pence says the Trump presidential campaign had no contacts with Russia and he denies that the incoming national security adviser spoke with Russian officials in December about sanctions.
Trump: My Team Will Have 'Full Report On Hacking' In 90 DaysThe president-elect is again dismissing as fake a document alleging Russia has potentially compromising personal and financial information on him.
Trump Talks Russia, Obamacare, Border Wall, 'Fake News' And More In Press ConferenceThe incoming president, in his first news conference since late July, firmly pushed back on the media reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial information about him.
Classified U.S. Report Says Russia Gathered Compromising Data On TrumpAn annex to a classified intelligence report reportedly contains unverified details that Russia has potentially compromising information on President-elect Donald Trump.