Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Trump Denies Campaign Aides Had Contact With Russian Officials

Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Donald Trump denied contact between his presidential campaign and Russia, defended the conduct of his now-ousted national security adviser, and complained about what he called delays by Congress in confirming his nominee to become director of national intelligence.

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Where's The Director Of National Intelligence?

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Amid a feud with the intelligence community and a potential new "review," President Trump's nominee to become director of national intelligence is nowhere close to being confirmed.

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Flynn's Departure Signals Upheaval Inside National Security Council

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The resignation of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn could have implications for the National Security Council. Flynn resigned Monday night after reports he misled the vice president-elect about his conversations with the Russian ambassador.

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New CIA Deputy Director's Past Intertwined With CIA's History Of Waterboarding

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gina Haspel is a well-respected, career CIA officer. She also once ran one of the agency's "black site" prisons where a suspected terrorist was waterboarded 83 times.

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Deputy Director Appointment Raises Concerns CIA's Dark Chapter Isn't Over

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gina Haspel is well respected within the CIA because of her experience which includes running a black site, overseeing waterboarding and writing the order to destroy tapes of interrogations.

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White House Admits National Security Adviser Spoke With Russia

Friday, February 10, 2017

Reports about national security adviser Michael Flynn's conversations with Russia's ambassador, along with accounts of President Trump's phone call with Russian President Putin, have revived questions about the ties between the White House and the top levels of Russian leadership.

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After Missile Launch, White House Warns Iran But Offers No Action Plan

Thursday, February 02, 2017

The White House says it's putting Iran officially "on notice" after its missile launch over the weekend. But officials offered no details on what exactly that means, or whether military options are on the table. It's another example of what's already emerging as a pattern for the Trump administration: coming out swinging with tough words, before having consulted or decided on an actual policy.

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Will Trump's Refugee Order Reduce Terror Threats In The U.S.?

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The ban on refugees is designed to keep terrorists from entering the U.S. Officials, who have served across GOP and Democratic administrations, consider whether the ban will fulfill its mission.

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CIA 'Black Sites' Order: A Real Plan Or Just Politics?

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

A draft presidential order that could open the door to reviving "black sites" might be as much political messaging as a true plan.

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Mike Pompeo's Confirmation Raises Questions About Evolution Of The CIA

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

With Mike Pompeo newly installed as director, NPR looks at how the CIA might evolve under the Trump administration, and if it will continue its evolution from spy service to paramilitary force.

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President Trump Pays A Fence Mending Visit To The CIA

Monday, January 23, 2017

After weeks in which Donald Trump had mocked U.S. intelligence officials, he paid a visit to the CIA on Saturday. Trump told staffers that he's now with them, "a thousand percent."

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Campaign Trail Trump On Display As He Goes To CIA On First Day As President

Saturday, January 21, 2017

The president falsely denied that he had ever criticized the agency, falsely inflated the crowd size at his inauguration on Friday and told officers to "Trust me. I'm like a smart person."

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Some Obama Appointees Staying On For Now, Trump Team Says

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Those named are in important national security and economic positions, transition spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday.

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Examining What We Know And Don't Know About Trump And Russia

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks Russia was behind recent hacks, but later said it could have been others. He also denied allegations that Russia has a file with damaging information about him.

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Unconfirmed Reports Allege Collusion Between Russia And Trump Campaign

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Reports are circulating that intelligence officials briefed President Obama and President-elect Trump on a dossier that is circulating which alleges Russia has compromising information about Trump.

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Heads Of 4 U.S. Spy Agencies To Appear Before Senate Panel On Russia

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

There are a total of 17 U.S. spy agencies. The four that consistently make headlines will be back in the news on Tuesday. They are testifying about Russia before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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Intelligence Report Points Blame To Putin For Hacking

Saturday, January 07, 2017

U.S. intelligence officials briefed President-elect Donald Trump Friday. Agencies say Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered a campaign to try to tip the election to Donald Trump.

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U.S. Intelligence Community Releases Public Report On Russian Hacking

Friday, January 06, 2017

Intelligence officials released a public version of the report detailing the findings on Russian cyber attacks during the 2016 election cycle.

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Trump To Get Russian Cyber Briefing; May Announce Intelligence Chief

Friday, January 06, 2017

A day after the Senate held a public hearing on Russia's cyber activities, Donald Trump gets his briefing. And, Trump's reported to have picked ex-Sen. Dan Coats to head National Intelligence.

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Senate Armed Services Committee Holds First Hearing On Alleged Russian Hacking

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Russia's alleged election-year hacking takes center stage when leaders of the intelligence community testify before Congress. Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain has called the first of several expected hearings on the issue. This comes the day before President-elect Donald Trump is scheduled to receive an intelligence briefing on Russian hacking.

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