"Denying he ever worked for Russia, Trump calls the question a ‘disgrace’" PBS NewsHour 1/14/2019
SUMMARY: On Monday, President Trump denied being a Russian agent after The New York Times reported the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether he was acting on Russia’s behalf. He called the FBI officials who launched the inquiry “scoundrels” and “dirty cops.” But questions remain about his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Nick Schifrin reports.
"Sen. Warner [D-Va]: ‘Legitimate questions’ need to be answered about Trump and Russia" PBS NewsHour 1/14/2019
SUMMARY: The New York Times reports that the FBI launched a counterintelligence investigation into whether President Trump was working on behalf of Russia after Trump fired FBI director James Comey. Today, the President denied being under Russia's influence. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va) tells Judy Woodruff whether he believes Trump and what we still don’t know about Trump’s meetings with Vladimir Putin.
"‘Plenty’ is still unknown about Trump’s interactions with Putin, says former NSC staffer" PBS NewsHour 1/14/2019
SUMMARY: Questions remain about President Trump's meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, as well as about Trump's broader ties to Russia. To analyze why the corresponding counterintelligence investigations are 'unprecedented,' Judy Woodruff sits down with Andrew Weiss a former National Security Council staffer, and David Kris previously the Justice Department's top national security official.
"‘I really don’t’ believe Trump acts in ways that help Russia, Sen. Risch [R-Idaho] says" PBS NewsHour 1/15/2019
SUMMARY: Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) the new Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said that there is no feeling that he knows of, in Washington, that Russia can be trusted or embraced. Risch talks with Nick Schifrin about why he sees China as the U.S.’s “largest concern,” the pain for American farmers caused by the President’s trade war, the American commitment to Kurdish forces in Syria and more.