Russian Interference? (03:54)
U.S. intelligence agencies determined Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump brought the Miss Universe pageant to Russia. Aras Agalarov, Ike Kaveladze, and Rob Goldstone met in Las Vegas to complete the deal.
Trump and Vladimir Putin (02:13)
Trump gave conflicting accounts of his relationship with Putin and announced he and Agalarov were in discussions to build Trump Tower Moscow.
Evidence Released on Russian Meeting (03:47)
An email chain revealed Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort had a secret meeting with Russians. Agalarov and Emin offered to release information on Hillary Clinton. Robert Mueller investigated wrongdoing; the Trump administration made conflicting statements.
Intent of Russian Meeting (04:02)
Trump, Jr. admitted he communicated with Russian officials on "Hannity." Trump admitted his son took the meeting to perform opposition research.
Trump Tower Meeting Attendees (04:55)
Journalists discovered Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort, Goldstone, Rinat Akhmetshin, Ike Kaveladze, Natalia Veselnitskaya, and a translator attended the meeting in June 2016. Veselnitskaya denied any connections with the Russian government. George Papadopoulos pled guilty to lying to the FBI.
James Comey's Investigation (03:49)
Trump fired Comey; the White House communication staff was not aware of the change. Trump saw Jeff Sessions recusing himself as a treacherous act.
Trump's Relationship with Comey (05:27)
Trump discussed Comey's dismissal when Russian officials visited the White House. The president asked for loyalty when Comey came to dinner. At the last meeting, Comey was asked not to pursue the Michael Flynn investigation.
Comey's Capital Hill Appearance (03:16)
Comey answered questions about re-opening the email investigation. Trump asserted the Russians did not influence the election. Comey wanted a special counsel to investigate; Robert Mueller was appointed.
Trump Advisor Michael Flynn (04:16)
Barack Obama advised Trump not to hire Flynn as the National Security Advisor. The retired general made $34,000 for appearing on a Kremlin television channel. Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI.
Campaign Manager Paul Manafort (03:35)
Authorities charged Manafort with conspiring to launder millions of dollars, concealing work for a foreign government, and conspiring against the United States. Viktor Yanukovych ordered police to attack protestors in Kiev. Manafort encouraged Russia to provide assistance for the campaign.
Trump Advisor Jared Kushner (04:24)
Kushner spoke with Russian representatives and attended the meeting at Trump Tower. He omitted pertinent contacts with foreign officials for his security clearance four times. Kushner met with Sergey Kislyak and Sergei Gorkov.
Follow the Money (05:15)
The U.S. Justice Department named Robert Mueller special counsel. Trump called the investigation a "witch hunt." The president has tried five times to build a Trump Tower in Moscow; Dmitry Rybolovlev purchased Trump's mansion in Florida.
Who Financed Trump? (05:39)
After a financial collapse, major banks would not finance Trump. Russians purchased homes in Trump World Tower and Sunny Isles Florida. Trump licensed his name for projects; Bayrock Group denied allegations they laundered money and had ties with Russians.
Attacking Our Way of Life (03:54)
Russian trolls got 15,000 people to see ads for the "Stop Islamization of Texas" and "United Muslims of America" rallies on Facebook. Yevgeny Prigozhin financed the content to create division among Americans. Donald Trump, Jr., Kellyanne Conway, and Flynn retweeted messages.
Social Media (02:39)
The Trump campaign did not rely on traditi. Brad Parscale utilized Facebook to win the election.
Conclusion: The Trump-Russia Investigation (06:45)
Russian operatives claimed to have personal, compromising information on Trump. CNN decided not to release details of the dossier; Buzzfeed published the report. Devin Nunes wrote a memo alleging an FBI and Justice Department conspiracy against Trump.
Credits: The Trump-Russia Investigation (00:07)
Credits: The Trump-Russia Investigation
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