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‘Concrete evidence of collusion between Trump team and Russia’ handed to official investigation

New evidence comes as sources reveal British spy agency GCHQ played pivotal role in uncovering interactions between US President and Russian operatives. The official investigation into relations between Donald Trump and Russia now has “specific, concrete and corroborative evidence of collusion”, it has been reported. New evidence proves discussions took place “between people in the Trump campaign and agents of [Russian] influence relating to the use of hacked material,” a source allegedly told the Guardian. The developments come as it has emerged that Britain’s spy agencies were among the first…

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Nunes claims some Trump transition messages were intercepted

The move gave cover to the White House but was rebuked by top Democrats. House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes declared Wednesday that members of Donald Trump’s transition team, possibly including Trump himself, were under inadvertent surveillance following November’s presidential election. The White House and Trump’s allies immediately seized on the statement as vindication of the president’s much-maligned claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower phones — even though Nunes himself said that’s not what his new information shows. Democrats, meanwhile, cried foul. Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the…

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US makes formal apology to Britain after White House accuses GCHQ of wiretapping Trump Tower

The US has made a formal apology to Britain after the White House accused GCHQ of helping Barack Obama spy on Donald Trump. Sean Spicer, Mr Trump’s press secretary, repeated a claim on Thursday evening – initially made by an analyst on Fox News – that GCHQ was used by Mr Obama to spy on Trump Tower in the lead-up to last November’s election. The comments prompted a furious response from GCHQ, which in a break from normal practice issued a public statement: “Recent allegations made by media commentator Judge…

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Trump wants to strip federal funding from ‘sanctuary cities’

The Trump administration is exploring how to cut federal funding from so-called “sanctuary cities” — including New York — that offer safe harbors for illegal immigrants, the White House said Wednesday. “We’re going to strip federal grant money from the sanctuary states and cities that harbor illegal immigrants,” spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters. “The American people are no longer going to have to be forced to subsidize this disregard for our laws.” The comments came as President Trump signed an executive order authorizing construction of a border wall with Mexico….

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