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How a Flynn theory became central to the Trump reelection campaign

The president’s government appointees and allies in Congress are using their powers to generate a political storm aimed at engulfing Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, and Obama, his popular former boss.

Graham rebuffs Trump over Obama testimony: 'It would be a bad precedent'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Thursday rebuffed President Trump's demand that he call former President Obama to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee as part of oversight on the origins of the Russia investigation.

"Obamagate" is the new birtherism

Delegitimizing Obama is one of the core political objectives of the Trump administration.

Joe Biden and the unmasking of Michael Flynn: What we know

Joe Biden’s presence on the declassified “unmasking" list related to retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has quickly become an election issue, but there are many unanswered questions about how he fits into wider controversies surrounding the Russia investigation.

Rand Paul rips 'politically motivated' efforts to 'gin up' Trump-Russia collusion via Flynn unmasking

Sen. Rand Paul slammed efforts by members of the U.S. intelligence community to evade restrictions within the Constitution in an attempt to target President Trump via former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Signal cuts out when CNN asks Obama spy chief James Clapper about leaking classified information

The signal cut out when former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper was asked about leaks of classified information to the media.

Samantha Power Denied Unmasking Individuals in 2016: 'It's False'

Power denied unmasking people in 2016, but documents show that she unmasked Flynn at least five times that year.

Democrats say Trump is engaging in a ‘sick’ strategy of distraction in attempts to tag Biden in Flynn case

Republicans point to Biden’s name on list of officials with access to Flynn’s identity in an intelligence report as a “smoking gun,” but there is no sign of wrongdoing.

Lindsey Graham Rejects Trump's Call for Obama to Testify

Sen. Lindsey Graham rejected President Donald Trump's call for former President Barack Obama to testify as part of his panel's hearings.

Republicans release list of Obama-era officials who may have received Flynn's identity in 'unmasking' requests

Republicans have released a declassified list of Obama-era officials who the NSA said may have received Michael Flynn's identity through so-called 'unmasking' requests.

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