Tim Mak

Tim Mak appears in the following:

Judge To Decide Fate Of Civil Lawsuit Alleging Trump Campaign Colluded With Russia

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A federal judge heard arguments from three plaintiffs, who are suing the Trump campaign and Trump ally Roger Stone, about the alleged conspiracy. Stone and the campaign have denied any wrongdoing.

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Breaking With Trump's GOP, Koch Brothers Praise Democrats On Immigration

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Latino outreach arm of the billionaire libertarian Koch brothers' network is paying for ads praising some Democrats, as well as Republicans, who have worked on immigration compromises.

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News Brief: New Trump Tower Meeting Documents, NAFTA, Burundi Referendum

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Senators released new documents related to the Russia investigation. Also, negotiators working on overhauling NAFTA can't seem to bridge the gap between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico.

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Senate Intel Panel Endorses U.S. Spies' Finding That Russian Attack Aided Trump

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The committee used a bipartisan report to show solidarity with the intelligence community — and break with its counterpart in the House.

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FBI Warned Of Russian Intelligence Links To Oligarch In Cohen Payment Allegation

Friday, May 11, 2018

The FBI used an unusual newspaper column to caution that a foundation controlled by Viktor Vekselberg might be a conduit for Russian technology espionage.

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Documents Reveal How Russian Official Courted Conservatives In U.S. Since 2009

Friday, May 11, 2018

President Trump and Sarah Palin were among figures on the right targeted by outreach from Alexander Torshin, a Russian official recently sanctioned by the U.S., according to documents obtained by NPR.

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Gun Control Advocates To Press Russia Questions During NRA Convention

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

The National Rifle Association's ties to Russia have increased pressure on the group in recent months, and opponents are eager to seize on that during the NRA's annual meeting this week.

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Despite So Much Winning, The Right Feels Like It's Losing

Friday, April 27, 2018

Donald Trump's victory ushered in a level of conservative dominance in American politics not seen in nearly a century. But fears of losing a culture war can stoke "apocalyptic" feelings on the right.

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Facebook Admits 'Enforcement Error' In How It Handled Content From Pro-Trump Duo

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Diamond and Silk are two Internet personalities from North Carolina — also known as Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson — who amassed an enormous following during the 2016 election.

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Conservatives In Congress Asked Zuckerberg About 2 Sisters' Facebook Videos

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg didn't only have to address complaints about data integrity this week. He also received criticism from conservatives who say Facebook is censoring the right, especially Diamond and Silk.

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Critics Want Legal Rationale For Strikes On Syria. The White House Says It's Secret

Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Trump administration says it won't release a secret memorandum that explains why it has the legal authority to attack Syria without permission from Congress.

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NRA, In New Document, Acknowledges More Than 20 Russian-Linked Contributors

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The National Rifle Association now tells Congress it received a small amount of money from fewer than two dozen Russians or people in Russia since 2015.

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The NRA May Have More Russian Contributors Than It First Said

Monday, April 09, 2018

A lawyer for the National Rifle Association said the gun rights group had only one Russian contributor, but new documents suggest the number is higher.

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Sanctions Against Russian Oligarchs Unlikely To Have Desired Impact

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Some Russians targeted by the latest round of Treasury Department sanctions are very close to Vladimir Putin, and some have ties to Trumpworld.

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Can You Believe Your Own Ears? With New 'Fake News' Tech, Not Necessarily

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Advances in audio software mean fraudsters can create the most lifelike phony audio ever played, making it seem that people said things they didn't.

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Technologies To Create Fake Audio And Video Are Quickly Evolving

Monday, April 02, 2018

"Fake news" has become a commonly used term in politics, but often to refute real reporting. Now technology that creates fake audio is advancing to the point that it could undermine true recordings.

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NRA Says It Receives Foreign Funds, But None Goes To Election Work

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The National Rifle Association responded to an inquiry by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., amid reports of investigations into whether it had a role in Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.

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Cambridge Analytica Scandal Raises New Ethical Questions About Microtargeting

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Revelations about how Cambridge Analytica accessed voter data have brought new scrutiny to how campaigns target individuals. Campaign professionals defend the practices that revolutionized how elections are fought and won in the past decade.

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John Bolton's Curious Appearance In A Russian Gun Rights Video

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Incoming White House national security adviser John Bolton appeared in a 2013 video for a Russian gun rights group founded by a Putin ally close to the NRA.

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Ex-Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Now Says He Is Likely To Cooperate With Mueller Subpoena

Monday, March 05, 2018

In declaring he wouldn't play ball, the former campaign aide had cited what he called the "bankruptcies" the special counsel has caused for other people involved with his investigation.

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