A top Russian official says the Kremlin is willing to declassify and release its correspondence with the United States on Russia’s attack on the 2016 election.
Nikolai Murashov, a deputy head of the Russian National Coordinating Center for Computer Incidents, said Russia would release the documents if Washington agrees, the Associated Press reports.
“We are ready to make public all correspondence if the US side gives its consent to it,” Murashov said, according to RT, the Kremlin’s propaganda arm.
Russia has fervently denied it attacked the U.S. elections, although Vladimir Putin admitted that he wanted Trump to win.
U.S. Intelligence agencies agree Russia’s initial goal was to destabilize and sow distrust among Americans in the U.S. electoral system. Putin later decided he wanted to help Trump win.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has led to a conviction for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Also, guilty pleas from former Trump deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn, former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, former Trump campaign junior foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos. Also, guilty pleas from W. Samuel Patten, Alex van der Zwann, and Richardo Pinedo.
The Mueller investigation has also produced charges against former Manafort associate Konstantin Kilimnik, 12 Russian intelligence officers, 13 Russians, and three Russian entities.
‘Squish brained’: Trump brutally mocked for claiming Medal of Honor recipient killed insurgent ‘wearing a wardrobe’
In a bizarre moment of awarding the Medal of Honor to an Iraq War veteran, President Donald Trump pivoted from his remarks to say that the soldier was attacked by someone "wearing a wardrobe." Typically when Trump fumbles his remarks, he restates them. In this case, he said the correct phrase and then changed it to something strange.
‘Everyone ultimately prefers their own race’: Morrissey claims he’s not racist because everybody else is
Former Smiths singer Morrissey explained in an interview that he couldn't possibly be a racist because everyone else is racist.
Morrissey came out for the anti-Islam political party in England, and has run into problems about his political claims ever since. As noted by Consequence of Sound, "it doesn’t help that he says thing like Halal certifiers support ISIS, of course."
He made the comments as part of an interview with his own nephew Sam Etsy Rayner, for Moz’s website.
Here is how Republicans are reacting when confronted with the new rape allegation against Trump
Once again, President Donald Trump has been accused of a sexual assault — one of the most severe charges yet, in fact — and yet the Republican Party continues to make clear that it will not take these allegations seriously.
Journalist E. Jean Carroll detailed her account of Trump raping her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room more than two decades ago in an article, in her new book, and in TV interviews. New York Magazine reported that it contacted two of her friends who confirmed that she told them about the assault shortly after it happened.