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Dubke resigns as White House communications director - Washington Post

Mike Dubke has resigned as White House communications director in the first of what could be a series of changes to President Trump's senior staff amid the growing Russia scandal. Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation ...and more »

Explainer: Was Jared Kushner's attempted 'back-channel' with Russia treasonous — or typical? - PBS NewsHour

Jared Kushner's reported attempt to establish a “back-channel” line of communication between Russia and Donald Trump's presidential transition team is proving divisive, even if such talks aren't unusual. Supporters of the president say it's laudable ...and more »

White House Communications Director Resigns - New York Magazine

Three weeks ago, the president decided to fire the FBI director who was leading the investigation into his campaign's possible ties to the Kremlin. The next day, he shared highly classified Israeli intelligence with top Russian officials in the Oval ...and more »

Investigation Turns to Kushner's Motives in Meeting With a Putin Ally - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, was looking for a direct line to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia — a search that in mid-December found him in a room with a Russian banker whose financial institution ...and more »

Timeline: What we know about Trump's campaign, Russia and the investigation of the two - Washington Post

This article is updated as of Dec. 30, 2017. Part of the reason that the ongoing investigations into possible links between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian actors appear endlessly complex is that new details are reported gradually, over the ...and more »

Mike Dubke, White House communications director, quits - BBC News

The White House communications director has resigned only three months after being hired by President Donald Trump. Mike Dubke, an experienced Republican strategist, was hired in March to revamp the White House media strategy. As part of the shake-up ...and more »

Trump's "covfefe" tweet sparks confusion on social media - CBS News

Last Updated May 31, 2017 7:33 AM EDT. WASHINGTON -- A midnight tweet from President Trump has social media trying to find a meaning in the mysterious term "covfefe." He tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday: "Despite the constant ...and more »

Leaks Aren't the Real Story, But They Shouldn't Be Ignored - Lawfare (blog)

Russian government officials discussed having potentially "derogatory" information about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and some of his top aides in conversations intercepted by US intelligence during the 2016 election, according to two ...and more »

Sean Spicer just had the worst possible answer to the "covfefe" question - CNN

(CNN) Fifteen hours after Donald Trump typed the now-infamous words "Despite the constant negative press covfefe" into his Twitter account, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked about the incident. "The president and a small group of people ...and more »

Sean Spicer: White House is no longer taking questions on Trump and Russia - The Guardian

During a press briefing on 30 May, Sean Spicer said the White House focus was on 'the president's agenda'. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters. Trump administration. Sean Spicer: White House is no longer taking questions on Trump and Russia. Press ...and more »