"Nevertheless, in the interest of our country and its great people, I will meet with leaders of the intelligence community next week in order to be updated on the facts of this situation."The Russian diplomats and the two compounds, located in Maryland and New York, were engaged in intelligence activities but were not alleged to have been involved in the hacking related to the election, White House Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco told reporters.The moves are instead part of the US's comprehensive reaction to election-related hacking as well as recent harassment of US personnel in Russia."What these individuals were doing were basically collecting intelligence.The US also separately sanctioned two Russian individuals, Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev and Alexey Belan, for using cyber-enabled means to allegedly cause misappropriation of funds and personal identifying information.
Balber said Tuesday that he had received a phone call over the weekend from a representative of special counsel Robert S.
Mueller III asking whether Kaveladze would agree to be interviewed. The request is the first public indication that Mueller’s team is investigating the meeting.
President-elect Donald Trump -- who has publicly expressed skepticism that Russia meddled in the election -- said Thursday it's time for the US to "move on" regarding the hacking.
But he added that he would meet with intelligence officials next week to be briefed on the matter."It's time for our country to move on to bigger and better things," Trump said in a statement.
Citing “US officials,” CNN reported that the bureau has gathered information suggesting coordination between Trump campaign officials and suspected Russian operatives.
Each day seems to bring a new revelation—and a new Trump administration denial or deflection.
She was very convincing and I believed everything she said.
The slight difference in Sofiya's technique compared to other scammers was that she answers questions in detail.
The presence of Kaveladze at the Trump Tower meeting introduces a new and intriguing figure into the increasingly complex Trump-Russia drama.
A native of the Soviet republic of Georgia who came to the United States in 1991, Kaveladze was the subject nearly two decades ago of a congressional inquiry into Russian money laundering in U. banks, although he was never charged with a crime and Balber said there was never any sign of wrongdoing by Kaveladze.
She even talked about some local issues and cultural matters too.