Trump, Russia and the 2016 Presidential Election

Return to the Knowledge is Power main Page.

On Twitter and Facebook check out some of the relevant hashtags.

Most Recent:

Congressional push for sanctions against Russia could set up clash with Trump. By Karoun Dmirjian, Washington Post, December 18, 2016

North Carolina Republicans’ shocking power grab, explained.  By Tara Golshan. Vox, December 16, 2016.

Obama on Russian Hacking: ‘We Need To Take Action. And We Will’  By Scott Detrow, NPR, December 15, 2016.

Gloves-off White House creates rift between Obama and Trump teams. By Michelle Kosinski and Kevin Liptak. CNN, December 15, 2016.

Obama Says U.S. Will Retaliate for Russia’s Election Meddling. By Julie Hirschfeld Davis and David E. Sanger. New York Times. December 15, 2016.

GOP Voters warm to Russia, Putin, WikiLeaks, poll finds.  By David Weigel. The Washington Post. December 14, 2016.

A Veteran Spy Has Given the FBI Information Alleging a Russian Operation to Cultivate Donald Trump. By David Corn. Mother Jones. October 31, 2016.

CIA Concludes Russian Interference Aimed to Elect Trump. by Mary Louise Kelly. NPR. December 10, 2016.

CIA Report of Russia Interference in 2016 Race Divides Republicans. Fox News. December 12, 2016.

Clinton Campaign Demands Intelligence on Possible Russian Efforts to Elect Trump. By Jennifer Steinhauer, Jeremy W. Peters and Amy Chozick. The New York Times. December 12, 2016.

Clip from Presidential Debate touching on the Russian ties.

Donald Trump Has No Idea How Hackers Get Caught. By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai. Motherboard.  December 12, 2016.

Donald Trump is Gaslighting America. By Lauren Duca. Teen Vogue. December 10, 2016.

Donald Trump’s bromance with Vladimir Putin underscores and unsettling truth about the two leaders. By Sarah Kendzior. Quartz.  August 19, 2016

Donald Trump’s Many, Many, Many, Many Ties to Russia. By Jeff Nesbit. Time Magazine. August 2, 2016. Updated August 15, 2016.

Exxon CEO, who has ties to Russia, emerges as Trumps’s top secretary-of-state candidate. By Abby Phillip. The Chicago Tribune. December 9, 2016.

From Russia With Trump: A Political Conflict Zone. By Matthew Mosk, Brian Ross and Patrick Reevell.  ABC News. September 22, 2016.

Harry Reid: The Trump Campaign ‘Was In On’ Russia’s Election Hacking. By Sam Stein and Ryan Grim. The Huffington Post. December 12, 2016.

How Russia Pulled Off the Biggest Election Hack in U.S. History. By Thomas Rid. Esquire. October 20, 2016.

Inside Trump’s Financial ties to Russia and his unusual flattery of Vladimir Putin. By Tom Hamburger, Rosalind S. Helderman and Michael Birnbaum. The Washington Post. June 17, 2016.

Intelligence Agencies Distressed by Trump’s Rejection of Findings on Russia. By Robert Windrem and Alex Johnson. NBC News. December 12, 2016.

Krugman: It’s looking more and more like the election was swung by the FBI in virtual ‘alliance with Putin.’ By Bob Bryan, Business Insider. November 17, 2016.

McCain, Graham, Schumer, Reed Joint Statement on Reports That Russia Interfered with the 2016 Election.  Press Release, United States Senate Committee on Armed Services. Sunday December 11, 2016.

Putin praises Trump: He’s a really brilliant and talented person. By Neetzan Zimmerman. The Hill. December 17, 2015.

Read the letter Comey sent to FBI employees explaining his controversial decision on the Clinton email investigation. By Sari Horwitz. The Washington Post. October 20, 2016.

Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump. By Kenneth P. Vogel and Julia Ioffee. Politico. December 1, 2016. Updated December 2 2016.

Russian Officials Were in Contact With Trump Allied, Diplomat Says. By Ivan Nechepurenko. NY Times. November 10, 2016.

Russian Propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say. By Craig Timberg. The Washington Post November 24, 2016.

Schumer demands congressional inquiry on Russian meddling. By Burgess Everett and Seung Min Kim. Politico. December 10, 2016.

Scott J. Dworkin on Twitter. Including a thread that provides examples and evidence of Trumps Russian ties.

Secret CIA Assessment says Russia was trying to help Trump win White House. By Adam Entous, Ellen Nakashima and Greg Miller. The Washington Post. December 9, 2016.

Security News This Week: What Trump’s Win Means for Cybersecurity. By Andy Greenberg. Wired. November 11, 2016.

The Dworkin Report: Evidence Tying Donald Trump to Russia. By Scott J. Dworkin.  The Democratic Coalition. November 13, 2016.

The Election is Over. The Probe into Russian Hacks Shouldn’t Be. By Andy Greenberg. Wired. December 7 2016.

The Trump-Russia-money question, in 24 steps. By Philip Bump. The Washington Post. July 27, 2016.

Three Decades of Trump’s Russian Ties Exposed in One Democratic Coalition Report.  By Grant Stern. Huffington Post. December 11, 2016.

Top Congress Members Call For Investigation Into Russian Interference In The Election. By Sam Levine The Huffington Post. December 10, 2016.

Transcript of the Third Debate The New York Times (in which Russian Involvement was raised). October 20, 2016.

Trolling For Trump: How Russia is Trying to Destroy our Democracy. By Andrew Weisburd, Clint Watts and JM Berger. War On The Rocks. November 6, 2016.

Trump & Putin. Yes, It’s Really a Thing. By Josh Marshall. Talking Points Memo. July 23, 2016

Trump, Mocking Claim That Russia Hacked Election, at Odds with G.O.P. By David E. Sanger. New York Times. December 10, 2016.

Trumps Last Press Conference Was Where he asked Russia to Release Clinton’s Hacked Emails. By Philip Bump. The Washington Post. December 10, 2016.

Trump, Russia and the U.S. Election. By Eugene Kiely. December 8, 2016.

Trump vs. Congress on Russian Hacking. By Seung Min Kin and Burgess Everett. Politico. December 11, 2016.

Trump’s Win Signals Open Season for Russia’s Political Hackers.  By Andy Greenberg. Wired. November 11, 2016.

U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack. By William M. Arkin, Ken Dilanian and Cynthia McFadden. NBC News. December 14, 2016.

Was a Trump Server Communicating with Russia? By Franklin Foer.  Slate. October 31, 2015.

WATCH: MSNBC Confirms Trump’s Video Interview Claiming Relationship to Putin Is Real. By Grant Stern. Huffington Post. October 28, 2016.

What It Really Means to Be a ‘Friend of Putin.’ By Julia Ioffe. Politico. December 10, 2016.

White House Reviewing Democratic Coalition Report on Trump’s Russian Ties that FBI Ignored. By Grant Stern. Huffington Post.  November 11, 2016. Updated November 13, 2016.

Why Vladimir Putin’s Russia is Backing Donald Trump. By Kurt Eichenwald. Newsweek. November 4, 2016.

Yes, there is evidence Trump does business with Russians. By Benjamin Oreskes. Politico. October 10, 2016.



A bit of this, a bit of that, the meandering thoughts of a dreamer.

%d bloggers like this: