MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace suggests Sen. Ron Johnson is ‘in cahoots’ with Russia to hurt Biden

MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace suggested on Friday that Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., is “in cahoots” with Russia in order to defeat Joe Biden in the November election. On Friday, Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center William Evanina issued a statement warning that multiple countries may attempt to put their thumbs on the[…]

China, Russia and Iran ‘undermining’ US election

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption William Evanina, Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, warned of ongoing foreign interference in the vote China, Russia and Iran are among countries seeking to influence the US presidential election this year, a top US intelligence chief has warned. A statement issued by the director of US[…]

Russia claims it will win race in finding coronavirus vaccine, scientists say not so fast

Russia has announced that mass vaccinations are planned for early October, which would make it the first country to approve and distribute a coronavirus vaccine, but scientists are warning against the move. The head of Russia’s Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, who sponsored the Gamaleya Research Institute’s development of a vaccine, says that a vaccination may be[…]

Intel community says Iran seeking to ‘undermine’ Trump, Russia working to ‘denigrate’ Biden in election

The intelligence community warned Friday that rival nations once again are attempting to influence U.S. policy and elections in a variety of ways, declaring that Iran wants to “undermine” President Trump while Russia is working to “primarily denigrate” former Vice President Joe Biden. In the latest election threat update, officials also said China “prefers” that Trump “does not win[…]

More must be done to stop Russia meddling – ex-spy

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Ex-British spy Christopher Steele wrote a dossier alleging links between Trump and Russia There must be an organised effort to prevent Russia from disrupting and distorting political life, former MI6 officer Christopher Steele has warned. Mr Steele was behind the so-called Trump-Russia dossier, which alleged collusion between Moscow and[…]

KT McFarland dismisses Yates claim Obama, Biden never directed Russia investigation: ‘Somebody did’

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates’ claim that former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden or National Security Adviser Susan Rice “did not in any way attempt to direct or influence” the Russia investigation doesn’t hold up, former Deputy National Security Adviser KT McFarland told “The Story” Wednesday. YATES: COMEY WENT ‘ROGUE’ WITH FLYNN[…]

CNN airs ‘nah’ graphic rejecting Trump’s claim that he’s tough on Russia

Some of CNN’s anchors have become known for their hostility toward President Trump — and those sentiments have also been reflected in the network’s on-air graphics. On Friday, CNN anchor Brianna Keilar slammed the president’s repeated claim that he is tough on Russia, and her report was accompanied by a chyron at the bottom of[…]

Germany emerges as key target for Russia, China interference, report warns

Germany is now “on the frontline of a new Cold War” as it has become a key target for Chinese and Russian interference, a U.K.-based think tank is warning. The declaration made in a report released Wednesday by the Royal United Services Institute — which studies international security and defense — comes as Germany is preparing for a federal election next year. “Russia’s activities are largely political,[…]

Valerie Jarrett pressed on Obama’s role in Russia probe

Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo pressed a top aide to President Obama about what the former president knew about the launch of the Russia probe into President Trump’s 2016 campaign. In an interview Tuesday, Bartimoro asked Valerie Jarrett whether Obama “directed” the probe into Trump campaign ties to Russia, which eventually sparked the Mueller investigation.[…]