House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., introduced legislation that he said would "make it crystal clear" that it was illegal for candidates to take opposition research from a foreign government.
Following President Trump's comments on ABC about being open to accepting foreign dirt on political opponents, former Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) tells Kasie Hunt that 'if you're president, you don't do a 30-hour interview, you're going to say Read more
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended President Trump on Sunday when asked about the president's apparent willingness to accept political "dirt" on his opponents from a foreign power, calling the controversy "a Washington piece of silliness." When Fox News host Chris Wallace asked Pompeo Sunday if "accepting oppo research from a foreign government right or wrong?" the former CIA director responded: "Chris, you know, you asked me not to call any of your questions today ridiculous. You came really close right there." "President Trump has been very clear that he will always make sure that he gets it right for the American people and I'm confident he'll do that here as well," Pompeo said. Trump in an interview last week with ABC's George Stephanopoulos said that he would take damaging information — which he referred to as "oppo research" instead of as interference in a U.S. election by foreign governments — and that he would do so without necessarily alerting the FBI. "It's not an interference, they have ...
Beto O'Rourke became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to support the idea of impeaching President Trump – arguing that the president's comments earlier in the week that he'd be open to accepting foreign intelligence on his 2020 rivals is reason enough to see him ousted from office.
In an interview on State of the Union, Jake Tapper presses Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on his comments about the President's willingness to accept foreign dirt and the House's unwillingness to impeach him.
ABC News is airing George Stephanopoulos's wide-ranging interview with President Donald Trump in a '20/20′ special tonight called '30 Hours.' George Stephanopoulos's wide-ranging interview with President Donald Trump has been making headlines all week, most notably for comments in which Trump said he'd be willing to accept dirt about a political opponent from a foreign adversary. Read Full Story