Author: Natasha Bertrand

Report suggests potentially alarming development in Jared Kushner’s meeting with the head of a sanctioned Russian bank

The FBI is examining whether Russian officials suggested to Jared Kushner that Russian banks could finance Trump associates’ business ventures if US… – Business Insider

May 27th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

‘This is off the map’: Former intelligence officials say the reported Kushner-Russia plan is unlike anything they’ve ever seen

Former intelligence officials described the revelations about Jared Kushner as “off the map,” “explosive,” and “extremely dangerous.” – Business Insider

May 27th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Report: Comey acted on Clinton email probe based on Russian intel that he knew was fake

FBI Director James Comey knew that a document crucial to the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server was fake and created by Russian… – Business Insider

May 26th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman withdraws name from consideration as FBI director amid conflict of interest concerns

Joe Lieberman formally withdrew his name from consideration to replace James Comey as director of the FBI on Thursday. – Business Insider

May 25th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Paul Ryan: Montana GOP candidate who ‘body-slammed’ reporter ‘should apologize’

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for Montana’s open seat in the US House of Representatives, “should… – Business Insider

May 25th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

A dubious Russian document may have swayed former FBI Director Comey’s treatment of the Clinton email probe

A Russian document purported to show that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch had reassured Hillary Clinton’s campaign about the email investigation. – Business Insider

May 24th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Ex-CIA director: Trump ‘violated 2 protocols’ if he shared classified intelligence with Russian diplomats

Former CIA Director John Brennan told the House Intelligence Committee that President Trump may have violated two protocols governing the disclosure of… – Business Insider

May 23rd, 2017 Business, Business Insider

‘If you’re innocent, why are you taking the 5th?’: Trump’s comments about pleading the 5th could come back to bite him

President Donald Trump slammed Hillary Clinton staffers who requested immunity or invoked their Fifth Amendment rights. That was then. – Business Insider

May 22nd, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Expert: Trump’s comments to Russians about Comey ‘is compelling evidence of corrupt intent’

Donald Trump told two Russian diplomats last week that he took “great pressure” off of himself by firing FBI Director James Comey, whom he called a “nut job.” – Business Insider

May 19th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

A current senior White House official is now reportedly a ‘significant person of interest’ in the Russia probe

A senior White House official close to President Donald Trump is now a “significant person of interest” in the FBI’s probe. – Business Insider

May 19th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

‘He was a role model’: The deputy attorney general just released his first official comments about Comey’s firing

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made his first public remarks since former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. – Business Insider

May 19th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

‘No. No. Next question’: Trump flatly denies he ever asked Comey to end probe into Flynn

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he never asked former FBI Director James Comey to end the bureau’s investigation into Michael Flynn. – Business Insider

May 18th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Report: Russian bank whose CEO met secretly with Jared Kushner helped finance Trump’s Toronto hotel

A Russian state-owned bank under US sanctions helped financed the construction of the president’s 65-story Trump International Hotel and Tower, a new report… – Business Insider

May 17th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Senate leaders just sent 2 explosive letters asking Comey to testify and demanding his memos

The Senate Intelligence Committee sent two letters requesting FBI cooperation in the committee’s investigation into Russia’s election interference. – Business Insider

May 17th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

Trump’s national security adviser: He ‘wasn’t even aware’ of where information he shared with Russians came from

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, said during a press conference Tuesday that Trump “wasn’t even aware” of the source… – Business Insider

May 16th, 2017 Business, Business Insider

National security experts: Trump’s sharing classified info with Russia ‘may breach his oath of office’

“This is not a garden variety breach, and outrage over it is not partisan hypocrisy about protecting classified information,” national security experts say. – Business Insider

May 16th, 2017 Business, Business Insider