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During a speech he was giving in Poland, President Joe Biden improvised and said, “For God’s sake, this man cannot remain in power.” He was talking about Vladimir Putin. After he said it, everyone lost their (minds) because it’s never official U.S. policy to remove foreign leaders…except when it is. Read more»

Though Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine is just days old, Russia has been working for years to influence and undermine the independence of its smaller neighbor - as it happens, two prominent Americans have played a role in that effort. Read more»

President Donald Trump’s critics have been calling for his impeachment since his inauguration, but the House this week rejected a resolution that would have opened an impeachment inquiry, with only two Arizona lawmakers voting for it.

Four Arizona Democrats had previously called for impeachment proceedings against President Trump, but an impeachment inquiry vote this week took a surprising turn when just two of them voted for it. Read more»

Congress should open impeachment proceedings against President Trump, Arizona congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick declared Tuesday. "The president has called his administration to break the law... Now we have no choice." Read more»

Arizona is in the cross hairs of Trump's latest episode of drama that likely signifies nothing.

Here we go again watching another Donald J. Trump production of "Commander Hammer: Adventures of a Man-Child President," a reality TV show about take-no-prisoners chief executive who plays by his own set of rules. Read more»

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election – a 448-page report that took almost two years, 2,800 subpoenas and interviews with 500 people – should speak for itself. But Arizona lawmakers continue to read markedly different results into the report.

Arizona lawmakers did not appear to be swayed Wednesday by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s careful recap of his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, with both Democrats and Republicans digging in to previous positions. Read more»

Putin and Trump meeting in November 2017.

After the 2016 election, Vice President-elect Pence was asked if there was “any contact in any way between [Donald] Trump or his associates and the Kremlin or cutouts they had.” Pence answered, “Of course not. Why would there be any contacts between the campaign?” Of course, there were contacts. Read more»

Mueller in 2011

The Russia report released April 18 contradicts President Donald Trump’s claims that special counsel Robert Mueller had two conflicts of interest that prevented him from conducting an impartial investigation: Read more»

Trump in 2011.

In the hours after the public release of the redacted report from Robert Mueller, President Trump took to Twitter with a message that reads, in part, "NO OBSTRUCTION!" That's not at all that the report says, though. Read more»

Outtakes of the Special Counsel’s report – the Mueller report – on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and a June indictment by the special counsel’s office of 12 alleged Russian hackers both cite a leased computer server in Arizona that was used to transmit stolen Democratic Party data.

Buried in the 448-page report is a little more than a page that said Russian intelligence officers used a “leased computer” in Arizona to help funnel information that was stolen from hacked Democratic Party computers. Read more»

Trump at CPAC in February 2018.

Arizona lawmakers looked at the same 448-page Mueller report Thursday and saw two different things, with two very different reactions depending on which side of the aisle they are on. If there was one common thread, it was that nobody’s mind appeared to be changed. Read more»

Kellyanne Conway in June 2018.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway falsely claimed that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report concluded that President Donald Trump engaged in “no — quote — ‘obstructive conduct'” during the Russia investigation. Mueller’s report said it “does not exonerate” Trump of obstruction of justice. Read more»

President Trump addressed reporters Sunday after the attorney general’s summary was released.

Arizona Republicans say Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 exonerates President Trump, but a UA legal expert cautioned that it’s premature for the president to declare victory. Read more»

Sen. Jeff Flake said he is confident that some of the dozens of judicial nominees awaiting confirmation will come up for a vote in the remaining few weeks of this Congress, which should give him leverage to push protection for the Russia-election-meddling probe.

Less than a day after Sen. Jeff Flake vowed to use whatever remaining leverage he has to push a bill protecting the Mueller investigation, he saw that leverage pulled away from him Thursday, at least for now. Read more»

Trump speaks at a rally in Prescott Valley, October 2016.

President Trump claims the indictment handed down against 13 Russians for illegally interfering in the 2016 election indicates there was “no collusion” between Russians and his campaign, and that “the results of the election were not impacted.” But the indictment did not go that far on either count. Read more»

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