The United States intelligence community has long expressed the belief that Russia interfered with the 2016 presidential election. Now they have confirmed an investigation into possible co-ordination between the Trump team and Moscow.
US President Trump has said he backs the conclusion of intelligence agencies that Russia meddled in the 2016 election. Trump tried to distance himself from remarks suggesting he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Lawyers for disgraced ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn have said that they will no longer communicate with the White House. The move signals that Flynn may be cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller.
Donald Trump's election win a year ago was a watershed moment. It showed an utterly incompetent politician can become president by appealing to voters' base instincts. But he could be just a harbinger of things to come.
The US attorney general has suddenly remembered discussion of a Russian meeting after a campaign advisor admitted lying to the FBI. Jeff Sessions previously testified that he did not recall any talk of a Russian meeting.
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