Russia

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July 24, 2019 - 1:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller finally faces congressional interrogators on Wednesday, testifying in televised hearings that Democrats hope will weaken President Donald Trump’s reelection prospects in ways that Mueller’s book-length report did not. Republicans...
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WASHINGTON (AP/WBEN) - President Donald Trump's lawyers are putting the finishing touches on a rebuttal to the forthcoming report by special counsel Robert Mueller. Rudy Giuliani, one of the president's attorneys, said Tuesday that their document will be dozens of pages long. Giuliani says it will...
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January 25, 2019 - 3:31 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Roger Stone, a confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday morning on several criminal charges stemming from the special counsel's Russia investigation. Stone is charged in a seven-count indictment with witness tampering, obstruction and false statements about...
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Tom Puckett
July 17, 2018 - 3:29 pm
Albany, NY (WBEN) Governor Cuomo announces a comprehensive initiative with the State Board of Elections to further secure New York State's elections infrastructure and protect against foreign interference. He says the initiative will help County Boards of Elections strengthen their election cyber...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A week removed from testimony given on Capitol Hill, former Trump campaign advisor and WBEN contributor Michael Caputo finds himself involved in a political controversy back home. When the Erie County Water Authority switched from Republican to Democratic control at the...
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Mike Baggerman
May 01, 2018 - 12:01 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WBEN) - East Aurora native and GOP political strategist Michael Caputo, who worked on President Trump's presidential campaign in 2015 and 2016, testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee in Washington on Tuesday. This marks the second time that Caputo traveled to...
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Washington, DC (WBEN) - Political pundits have pointed to the response to Syria's alleged chemical weapons attack as a moment that would define the Trump Presidency. Wednesday morning, the President responded on Twitter. "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready...
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Tom Puckett
December 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) What was the biggest story of 2017 in your mind? WBEN contributor Michael Caputo says it was the investigation into Russian meddling in the election and any collusion with the Trump campaign. "Not because it's true or important, it's a travesty. Three out of five days a week...
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August 02, 2017 - 11:25 am
(ABC News) President Trump today signed a bill aimed at punishing Russia for its interference in the 2016 election despite his reservations to tighten sanctions against Moscow. The legislation was passed with rare and overwhelming bipartisan support in Congress last week. The bill limits the...
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(WBEN) Former Trump campaign official Michael Caputo will go before the House Intelligence Committee July 14, but in the meantime, he's speaking out on WBEN. With a CNN camera team in tow, Caputo, an East Aurora-based political operative and public relations consultant, will fill-in for WBEN's...
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