Does she believe there was collusion by Trump associates? “I’m convinced of it,” she said, though she stopped short of repeating that explosive word.
SIMON: Everything in America was treated like a performance. And Donald Trump was very good at performance.
The hearing with Sessions will start at 1:30 p.m. Chicago time.
Linda Chavez: Turning the story of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election into a partisan issue helps further Russian aims.
“It’s not every day you wake up to the firing of an FBI director,” Emanuel said, noting what he sees as the need for an independent investigation.
The abrupt firing of Comey threw into question the future of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible connections to Russia.
She reminded an audience packed with women that she earned 3 million more votes than Donald Trump, who won more electoral votes – and the White House.
Rice said her senior White House role did give her the ability to request the names of Americans swept up through U.S. spy craft.
President Vladimir Putin on Thursday emphatically denied allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election.
At a hearing Monday, FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers are to testify on the Russia-Trump controversy.
Top Democrats demanded that Sessions resign after the revelation that he had twice talked with Moscow’s U.S. envoy during the campaign.
News of the two meetings has added fuel to the controversy over whether Russia was improperly involved with Trump’s campaign.
‘I know some Americans are disappointed, but I think Trump will do well. . . . God is on his side,’ one Ghanaian says.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel advised his fellow Democrats to “take a chill pill:” The party he loves didn’t get to its current political low point overnight.
Incoming press secretary Sean Spicer said he checks Donald Trump’s Twitter first thing in the morning because it has such an impact on the news cycle.