Democratic senators pressure Trump on Russia sanctions

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POLITICO—Move comes after White House declined to impose new penalties

Trump’s lawyer attacks Senate intel Republicans: They're 'covering’ for top Democrat's Russia texts. Donald Trump’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow on Friday accused Republicans of “covering” for Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) after a series of leaked text messages showed the ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee tried to contact dossier author Christopher Steele. As Fox News “exclusively” reported Friday, Warner contacted Adam Waldman—a lobbyist for Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska who (Fox News writes) has “firm ties” to Hillary Clinton—in an effort to track down Steele. But, as Senate...