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.
Spicer during a briefing in May 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
Spicer during a briefing in May 2017. (Jabin Botsford/The Post)
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.
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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Perspective
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.
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.
A quick-thinking store employee helped people escape the deadly hostage situation in Los Angeles.
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Senior Cpl. Earl “Jamie” Givens, a motorcycle officer with the traffic unit, was blocking drivers from entering an interstate when police said a speeding vehicle hit Givens before crashing into a barrier.
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.
Analysis
As Hollywood hurtles toward an all-encompassing future, some underrepresented groups have secured a far louder voice than others.
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On Sunday, Oct. 8, 1871, the residents of a Wisconsin lumber town went to church and prayed for God to spare them from the flames.
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