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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. The White House said on Wednesday it will no longer answer questions about the ongoing investigations into ...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 »

This White House statement on Trump's 'positive energy' reads like a parody - Washington Post

White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks issued a statement about President Trump on Monday that is so disconnected from reality that it reads like a parody — like something “Saturday Night Live” cooked up to mimic propaganda. Here it is: President Trump ...and more »

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 »

Michael Dubke, Trump's communications director, quits - The Guardian

Donald Trump at the Arlington national cemetery on Memorial Day. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. The White House communications director, Michael Dubke, has resigned, in the first sign that a long-expected staff shakeup by the president has ...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 »

Mike Dubke, White House communications director, resigns - Fox News

Veteran GOP strategist Mike Dubke resigned as White House communications director on Tuesday, Dubke confirmed to Fox News. Asked about reports announcing his exit, Dubke told Fox News, “It is true.” He added: "It has been a privilege to serve this ...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 »

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns amid tensions - PBS NewsHour

A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul. The departure of Michael Dubke, Trump's communications director, comes as aides say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations ...and more »

Sean Spicer wants you to know that everything at the White House is going GREAT - CNN

Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump is increasingly frustrated with the inability of his White House to move beyond the story of Russia's meddling into the 2016 election and possible collusion with his campaign. He is openly considering a staff ...and more »