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January 12, 2017 9:13 AM Marco Rubio Doesn’t Let Rex Tillerson Off Easy

There were many issues to cover during the confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson, the former C.E.O. of ExxonMobil who is the President-elect’s nominee for Secretary of State, all of them containing the potential for fireworks: climate change; Tillerson’s financial entanglements; the rise of anti-democratic movements around the world; ISIS. The subject 26

January 6, 2017 10:00 AM Trump's skepticism on Russian hacking puts his cabinet picks on a tightrope

Nominees expected to face grilling on Russia, but 'none of them want to contradict the president' Discord on Russia between Donald Trump and senior Republican leaders is expected to be vented in a very public forum next week, and it could wind up blowing in the faces of some of the U.S. president-elect's cabinet picks. Confirmation hearings scheduled 34

January 6, 2017 12:29 AM Top U.S. intelligence official: Russia meddled in election by hacking, spreading of propaganda

The country’s top intelligence official testified to Congress on Thursday that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign went well beyond hacking to include disinformation and the dissemination of “fake news” — an effort, he said, that continues to this day. “Whatever crack, fissure, they could find in our tapestry . . . they would exploit 8

January 5, 2017 7:24 PM Taking Aim at Trump, Leaders Strongly Affirm Findings on Russian Hacking

The gathering was extraordinary as much for its context as its content — a public, bipartisan display of support for the intelligence community that seemed aimed, at times, at an audience of one. Though Mr. Clapper and most Republican senators were careful to avoid antagonizing the president-elect directly, the hearing spoke to the searing rift Mr. Trump 13 9

January 5, 2017 1:31 PM The Questions at the Senate Hearing on Russian Hacking

Did Moscow influence the U.S. election? Who else has been hacked? Could the CIA be wrong? Senior intelligence officials will testify Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) about foreign cyberthreats to the U.S. Much of the testimony is likely to focus on what role Russia had in the U.S. election. U.S. intelligence officials say Russia 37

January 5, 2017 6:01 AM Congress begins Russia hacking probe, Trump still skeptical of U.S. intelligence

WASHINGTON Senior U.S. intelligence officials will testify in Congress on Thursday on Russia's alleged cyber attacks during the 2016 election campaign, even as President-elect Donald Trump casts doubt on intelligence agencies' findings that Moscow orchestrated the hacks. The hearings come a day before Trump is due to be briefed by intelligence agency 10

January 2, 2017 5:39 PM Spicer: Trump has own intel, Obama administration reports not 'gospel'

Donald Trump and his team on Monday sharpened the divide with the Obama administration on whether Russia executed the cyber-attacks on the White House race and suggested this team might have the better intelligence. “Rushing to judgement on stuff like this is not in anybody’s best interest,” incoming White House Communication Director Sean Spicer said on Fox News’ 13

December 31, 2016 5:22 AM Trump-Putin relationship to soon be tested

For much of this year, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have been engaged in a long-distance courtship. They have said kind things about each other in public and separately expressed visions of a mutually agreeable future. Since Trump’s election, the anticipation has become more explicit. It culminated this week in the U.S. president-elect’s call for America 22

December 30, 2016 8:19 AM US levels sanctions against Russia over alleged hacking

HONOLULU — The United States is unleashing a string of sanctions and other punitive measures against Russia amid allegations that it engaged in cyber-meddling in the U.S. presidential campaign, putting pressure on President-elect Donald Trump not to let Moscow off the hook after he takes office. Russia’s government threatened retaliation and continued 3

December 29, 2016 11:13 AM U.S. senators call for sanctions against Russia over election hacks

Response to hacking could come before Trump takes office U.S. senators visiting eastern European allies to discuss security issues called for sanctions against Russia for interfering in the presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. Their demands came amid ongoing discussions among U.S. officials on an imminent response 6