Kaspersky has denied links to the Russian government, but US officials are raising doubts.
Mike Pompeo has kept a low profile since taking office. In his first public remarks, he aligned himself with his agency's staff over the White House and slammed WikiLeaks.
Carter Page told BuzzFeed News that he had been in contact with at least one Russian spy working undercover out of Moscow’s UN office in 2013.
Devin Nunes’ public statements Wednesday — made unilaterally, without even talking to his co-chair Adam Schiff — are threatening to ruin one of the last real bipartisan traditions on the Hill.
A high-level US intelligence official tells BuzzFeed News Flynn was being investigated by the FBI as recently as December.
“As continuation of our initial cooperation in resolving the illegal activities committed by Clinton campaign associates against me and many other Americans during the 2016 election, I wanted to provide some essential and very timely information.”
The Senate Intelligence Committee has been given sweeping powers, unseen since the Watergate era, to investigate Russian meddling in the US election. As its scope grows to include suspected ties between the Trump camp and Russia, investigators are starting to worry politics have overhyped the probe.
Sergey Kislyak, Russia’s ambassador to the US since 2008, is in the news again for his talks with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. But Kislyak isn’t exactly known for rubbing elbows with lawmakers.
The FBI also helped investigate the sudden death of Sergei Krivov on Election Day, despite telling BuzzFeed News it had not. No explanation was given for either discrepancy.
Staff and members scrambled Monday to salvage the panel’s investigation after its chairman said he'd tried to steer reporters away from stories on Russia and Trump, at the White House’s request.
The first rule of the deep state is you don’t talk about the deep state.
The Senate Intelligence Committee Hates Being In The Spotlight. Now Trump And Russia Have Put It There.
The Senate Intelligence Committee thinks it could be America’s last hope to understand what really happened between Russia and Trump.
How did Sergei Krivov die? And why did the NYPD close the case?
The chair and vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee say they have not yet received the transcripts of Mike Flynn’s phone calls.
Though former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is out the door, his hand-picked Russia team remains at the NSC. Now they’ll have to handle Moscow on their own.
Members and former staff say the reported move to have congressional staff sign nondisclosure agreements is unprecedented and warn that it could represent a breach of the separation of powers.
“There’s concern on a lot of fronts," one US intelligence official said of the rushed executive order that suspended travel for citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
A draft of a 2012 executive order proposal for Mitt Romney’s “First 100 Days” is nearly a verbatim match to a draft executive order proposal published by multiple outlets Wednesday.
In a change to a draft executive order, the Trump administration formally broadens the Bush-era “war on terror” to militants they label as “Islamist terrorist groups.”
“It was unsettling,” one US official told BuzzFeed News.