Transportation magnate Konstantin Nikolaev was in contact with Butina as she launched a gun rights group, according to a person familiar with testimony she gave Senate investigators.
The former Trump campaign adviser said law enforcement officials fabricated information to strengthen their bid to monitor his communications.
But public reaction nationally appears more muted than in Washington, where President Trump faced withering bipartisan criticism for appearing to side with Russian President Vladimir Putin over U.S. intelligence agencies.
Twilight Struggle pits two players against each other as the United States and the U.S.S.R. (D.A. Peterson for The Post)
Twilight Struggle pits two players against each other as the United States and the U.S.S.R. (D.A. Peterson for The Post)
Twilight Struggle’s re-creation of a world in which the U.S. and Russia lock horns is closer to current reality than when it was created 13 years ago.
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The former press secretary — who just released a new book, “The Briefing” — discusses the nation's divide, Anthony Scaramucci, inauguration crowd sizes, the White House's relationship with the media and whether he would want to work for President Trump again.
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Tech giants such as Facebook need to take responsibility for truly dangerous speech, without inhibiting legitimate free speech. And this isn’t always a black-and-white choice.
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Rank-and-file Southern Baptists who fill the pews every Sunday have been making their own moral calculations about President Trump in church sanctuaries in places such as Luverne, Ala., population 2,700.
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The lawyer for adult-film star Stormy Daniels said that the secret recording of President Trump that was revealed on Friday is far from the only one made by Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen.
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The history of the vehicle is charted over seven decades, an unlikely success story of military ingenuity that survived a skeptical bureaucracy to fuel Allied invasions and evolved into a ubiquitous carrier for waterway tours.
A quick-thinking store employee helped people escape the deadly hostage situation in Los Angeles.
While Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth all flirted with victory, Molinari became the first Italian to win a major men’s golf tournament by doing what his superstar rivals couldn’t: consistently sink a four-foot putt.
As Hollywood hurtles toward an all-encompassing future, some underrepresented groups have secured a far louder voice than others.
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