Stories tagged: Election
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Trump campaign inner circle called before Senate committees
Members of the Trump campaign’s inner circle, including his eldest son and son-in-law, are being called before Senate committees next week to talk about the 2016 election.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 1:05 p.m.
Two of four Spokane Valley candidates have spent time in jail
Two of three candidates challenging incumbent Spokane Valley City Councilwoman Pamela Haley have spent time in jail. One man, Ingemar Lloyd Woods, has been open about his 1993 arrest in …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Emails show Trump Jr. embraced help said to be from Kremlin
Donald Trump’s eldest son revealed Tuesday that he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government, disclosing a series of emails that marked the clearest …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Trump Jr. and Russian lawyer meeting was requested by Russian pop star whose family is close to Putin
A meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer was set up at the request of Emin Agalarov, a Russian pop star whose Kremlin-connected family has done business with …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Kremlin denies knowing of Donald Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer during 2016 campaign
The Kremlin on Monday said it was unaware of a 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer purported to have information that could potentially damage Hillary Clinton’s …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Trump confronts Putin on election hacking in first meeting
At long last face to face, President Donald Trump confronted Russian President Vladimir Putin directly Friday over Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign, as the two leaders sought to …
Thu., July 6, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Lawsuits filed over Trump voting commission requests
President Donald Trump’s commission investigating election fraud faced further pushback Thursday in the form of lawsuits seeking to block its collection of detailed information about every voter in the United …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Mueller probe could draw focus to Russian crime operations
The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 1:44 p.m.
Lawsuit seeks to void Georgia congressional election results
Georgia’s electronic touchscreen voting system is so riddled with problems that the results of the most expensive House race in U.S. history should be tossed out and a new election …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Germany warns of Russian cyberattacks ahead of election
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency and Germany’s interior minister warn that Russia is engaged in hacking attacks and that officials “assume there will be such attempts on Germany” …
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Wyman: Vote fraud claim ‘ludicrous,’ refers Trump to website
Washington’s secretary of state says her office referred President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged 2016 election voter fraud to a publicly available link of voter data but reiterated no private …
Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:22 p.m.
Kremlin expects U.S. to quickly return Russian Embassy assets
The Kremlin says its patience with a U.S. plan to return the Russian Embassy’s compounds is running out.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Oregon SOS offers limited data to Trump commission, for $500
Oregon’s chief election official on Friday told President Donald Trump’s commission investigating allegations of voter fraud that it could receive a statewide list of voters for $500, just like anyone …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 4 p.m.
Trump’s voter fraud commission wants to know the voting history, party ID and address of every voter in America
The chair of Donald Trump’s Election Integrity Commission has penned a letter to all 50 states requesting their full voter role data, including the name, address, date of birth, party …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Tempers flare in Congress over sanctions on Iran, Russia
Tempers are flaring in Congress over legislation that would impose economic penalties against Russia and Iran.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Trump to meet Putin at G-20 summit, White House officials say
President Donald Trump will hold a high stakes meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin when he attends the G-20 summit in Germany next week, the White House said Thursday.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Seattle mayor won’t mount write-in campaign
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says he won’t stage a write-in campaign to try to secure a second term after a man who had accused him of sexual abuse announced plans …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Experts encourage more public awareness of Russian meddling
The United States will get hit again by Russian cyberattacks if the country doesn’t pay closer attention and work more closely with European allies who are also victims, international elections …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort belatedly registers as foreign agent
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting work he did for a Ukrainian political party, acknowledging …
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
New president’s politicking raises ethics flags
Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 7:37 a.m.
Russia-Iran sanctions measure hits new snag in Congress
As congressional negotiators attempt to clear a key technical hurdle preventing a popular Russia and Iran sanctions bill from final passage, some lawmakers are expressing new concerns over the breadth …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
FBI has questioned Trump campaign adviser Carter Page at length in Russia probe
FBI agents have repeatedly questioned former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page about his contacts with Russians and his interactions with the Trump campaign, according to people familiar with the investigation.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Oversight won’t investigate Russian interference, Gowdy says
The new chairman of the House Oversight Committee said Friday he does not plan to investigate Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election or questions of whether President Donald Trump obstructed …
UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point
Robert Mueller, the somber-faced and demanding FBI director who led the bureau through the Sept. 11 attacks, and James Comey, his more approachable and outwardly affable successor, may be poles …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Obama’s secret struggle to punish Russia for Putin’s election assault
Early last August, an envelope with extraordinary handling restrictions arrived at the White House. Sent by courier from the CIA, it carried “eyes only” instructions that its contents be shown …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6:13 a.m.
Flynn may have aided Russian company the U.S. opposed
Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may have aided a Russian company the U.S. government opposed during a 2015 visit to Saudi Arabia in which he pushed to be part …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 4:04 a.m.
Trump struggles to stay calm on Russia, one morning call at a time
President Donald Trump has a new morning ritual. Around 6:30 a.m. on many days – before all the network news shows have come on the air – he gets on …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
U.S. officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections
U.S. officials sought Wednesday to underscore for lawmakers the threat Russia posed to the 2016 vote for the White House, outlining efforts to hack into election systems in 21 states …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Angry Democrats turn against leaders after House election losses
Democratic Party divisions were on glaring display Wednesday as a special election loss in a wildly expensive Georgia House race left bitter lawmakers turning their anger on their own leaders.
Wed., June 21, 2017
Spokane Valley candidates meet in first debate
Space was tight when the Republicans of Spokane County hosted a Spokane Valley City Council candidate debate on Monday at CenterPlace Regional Event Center.