On Tuesday, the Lincoln Project, a conservative political action committee formed in late 2019, released an ad titled “Whispers,” which suggests those in President Trump’s inner circle are secretly mocking him. This is the latest in a series of attack ads produced and distributed by the committee, whose members include George Conway, Steve Schmidt and other prominent Republicans who oppose Trump. Yahoo News has assembled a compilation of some of the Lincoln Project’s most controversial advertisements.
The Russian president earlier accepted the resignation of long-time ally Dmitry Medvedev, who moves to a new role.
Former acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord joins Yahoo News editor in chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss the Department of Justice watchdog report on the origins of the Russia investigation. McCord details the dual findings of the report, explaining that while errors in the handling of FISA applications were found, there is no evidence to suggest the investigation was politically motivated.
Former acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord joins Yahoo News editor in chief Daniel Klaidman and chief investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss the Department of Justice watchdog report that exposed serious errors in the FISA applications that allowed for surveillance of Trump campaign staffer Carter Page. During the leadup to the Russia investigation, McCord says she didn't share suspicions that President Trump was a Russian asset — at least not a knowing one.
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg tells Yahoo News why she decided to change her Twitter bio to "criticism" from President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Thunberg said, "I changed it two times now to some of the criticism from very powerful people I have seen. ... Why not?"
Climate change activist Greta Thunberg traveled to Iowa City, Iowa, for a student-led strike. Thunberg says world leaders “are using several methods to mock and hate.”
There’s a scene in the last series of Homeland where the crusading Senator Paley is confronted by Saul Berenson with evidence of his unknowing complicity in a Russian plot. A Useful Idiot is someone who, despite benign intentions, unwittingly does the work of another in helping to realise their malign intentions. The Useful Idiot is not necessarily a bad, weak or ignorant person.
George Papadopoulos, Glenn Greenwald, and Ben Wittes are all part of this packed episode of Skullduggery. Co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman analyze the fallout of the Bill Barr Mueller Report Summary even further, alongside Wittes, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Then Greenwald joins to talk about the coverage from journalists with various outlets, and how they misled the public with their coverage of the Russia scandal. Then, excerpts from Isikoff's exclusive one-on-one interview with Papadopoulos from Politics and Prose bookstore in D.C. in front of a live audience, help paint a clearer picture of what actually did, or didn't, happen to the man who started it all.
Mimi Rocah and Joon Kim, two former Southern District of New York prosecutors analyze the office’s investigation of Donald Trump and the Trump Organization alongside co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman.
"This is stupid, what is there to comment?" said Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov when asked to address whether Trump had or was working with Russia.
"I the detention is not appropriate, we will demand his immediate return," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told President Trump in a letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a "wide-ranging agenda," the Kremlin said
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has said Moscow has ‘plenty of evidence’ that Britain staged the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma. Mr Lavrov even claimed that chemicals made in Salisbury were used by the UK.
Russia has sent two warships carrying tanks and military equipment towards the Middle East following co-ordinated military action in Syria.
A former ambassador has said there is 'zero evidence' the nerve agent used in the attack against Sergei Skripal was manufactured in Russia.
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson said it was "overwhelmingly likely" that Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered the attack on Sergei Skripal.
Vladimir Putin has revealed that Moscow has tested nuclear missiles that are immune to enemy interception.
Speaking to students at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students in Sochi, Putin warned of the dangers of ‘playing God’
Donald Trump reportedly questioned Vladimir Putin about Moscow’s alleged interference in the 2016 US election, pressing him over whether Russia had meddled in the poll. President Trump used his first face-to-face meeting to raise the issue with his opposite number, according to reports in the New York Times and Washington Post. Mr Putin reportedly denied any meddling, and aides for both leaders have apparently given different versions of the exchange that took place on the sidelines of the G20.
Melania Trump is among a host of A-listers allegedly trapped in a Hamburg hotel room because of riots during the G20 meeting in Germany. World leaders were apparently diverted before they could attend the meeting, including husband Donald Trump. A spokeswoman for the US First Lady told press agencies that because of the rioting, Melania was among a number of spouses unable to leave the safety of a hotel.
Russia has secretly moved one of its borders, pinching a small strip of land from Georgia on the eve of crucial G20 talks between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. According to media reports, Russia troops illegally moved a border sign into a village called Bershueti on Monday. The move saw Russia pinch about 10 hectares of what was Georgian soil.