Trump's personal lawyer, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, was all over the networks and social media over the weekend and Monday with the message.
Trump himself on Tuesday tweeted that collusion was not a crime, adding that it didn't matter any way because there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, which intelligence agencies have concluded meddled in the 2016 election. "The President didn't hack".
"When I said today that there was no collusion and that collusion also is no crime, I've been saying that from the very beginning", he said, reacting to new reports that he was attempting to change the narrative.
THE FACTS: It is correct to say that election collusion isn't a precise legal term.
"Collusion is a crime", said Rosenberg, who once headed the Drug Enforcement Administration.
But there are plenty of specific laws on the books that could apply if Trump's presidential campaign is found to have collaborated with Moscow, including a conspiracy to defraud the United States.
While collusion is not a technical legal charge, Mueller is probing any coordination between the Russian government and the Trump campaign, and could bring conspiracy charges if he finds that any campaign member worked with Russia to break USA law.
The Trump team began publicly arguing this assertion since late previous year.
Giuliani also said that they've hired multiple experts to review and analyze the recordings of conversations between Cohen and Trump.
Looks like Colbert has found one creative way to highlight some of Giuliani's conflicting opinions of Cohen - although, given its foundation in literary myth, it might not hold up in court.
Prosecutors have lined up 35 witnesses and more than 500 pieces of evidence they say will show how Manafort earned more than $US60 million from his Ukrainian work and then concealed a "significant percentage" of that money from the IRS. A successful conviction would give momentum to Mueller since the probe began 14 months ago.
Brooksy [Brooks Koepka] played another solid round . "He was working the ball around the greens, and that was cool to see". Molinari posted the second-best round of the day (65) to find himself paired with Woods for Sunday's fourth and final round.
However, according to the New York Times , the US State Department did not deny that its diplomats had taken part in any talks. The Taliban are reported to have insisted that no Afghan officials should be present at the meeting with Ms Wells.
He said if their marriage had irretrievably broken down it was because she had an affair, or because she was "bored". She says he has behaved unreasonably and that she should not reasonably be expected to stay married.
And that, for all the shades of grey that constitute the human animal, is now the ghastly central fact of his life. Yet if the truth is out there, and it may not be, it probably lies as it often does in the murky middle.
The precise nature of the blackmail remains a mystery. "But there would need to be the appropriate conditions", Putin said. By the way, he has such an invitation, I told him about that". "OK, that's going to be special", Coats added with a laugh.
The names of his son and daughter too were missing from the NRC, which is being updated to detect illegal migrants in Assam. Villagers wait outside the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at Mayong Village in Morigaon district.
They believe users have woken up to Facebook's growing list of controversies and chose to vote with their "Log Out" buttons. During the call, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg tried to recast the disappointing earnings.
Mr Chamisa also tweeted: "Winning resoundingly.We now have results from the majority of the over 10 000 polling stations". ZEC, which said on Monday voter turnout had averaged 75 percent, will announce official results within five days.
The complaint also aimed at the company's failure to report falling operating margins and the significant decline in active users. These quotes and average results from its second quarter caused Facebook's stocks to drop a whopping 19 per cent overnight.
Attacks against Israelis in the West Bank are supported by many Palestinians as pushing back against settlement growth. The teenage assailant climbed over a wall and snuck into the settlement on Thursday evening, the Israeli army said.
Manafort Drops Appeal of Civil Case Against Mueller
Ellis has since ruled that Mueller is acting within the scope of his investigation in pursuing charges against Manafort. The trial is expected to drag on for at least three weeks, with jury selection for the case beginning on Tuesday.
Trump denies knowing about Trump Tower meeting in advance
The president has denied he knew about the meeting, in which damaging information on Hillary Clinton was promised to Trump Jr. The Russian government said through intermediaries to Trump Jr. that it was supporting Trump and wanted to help the campaign.
US Q2 GDP growth hits 4.1%, best pace in 4 years
TRUMP , on GDP figures: "On Friday, numbers come out and I don't know what they are, but there are predictions from 3.8 to 5.3". It followed first-quarter growth of 2.2 percent that was revised from 2 percent, the Commerce Department reported Friday .
Residents flee California wildfire as it tears through towns
Two firefighters were killed: Redding fire inspector Jeremy Stoke and a bulldozer operator whose name wasn't immediately released. Bledsoe's husband, Ed, wasn't home when the fire struck, according to an online fundraiser created by another family member.
House Republicans seek impeachment of DOJ’s Rosenstein
Rosenstein denied making any such threats in a June congressional hearing where, in one exchange, he seemed to show up Jordan. Democrats charge that the effort to impeach Rosenstein is really an attempt to undercut Mueller's probe.
USA prepares new sanctions against Russian Federation
In the declaration, Pompeo took Russian Federation to task for it actions in Ukraine, particularly the 2014 annexation of Crimea. But Russia also did not immediately jump at the opportunity to schedule a second summit between the two leaders.
Weather warning issued for Northamptonshire
Edinburgh's soaring temperatures (peaking at 26C) will drop down to around 20C tonight as cloud cover rolls over the clear skies. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) said high temperatures in hospitals were leaving nurses exhausted, sick and dizzy.
Zoo accused of painting a donkey, passing it off as a zebra
In 2009, a zoo in Gaza painted two donkeys with black stripes to circumvent an Israeli restriction on the importation of animals. The zoo denied the allegations, with the zoo's director, Mohamed Sultan, insisting the zebras were not fakes.