Nicole Lafond

Nicole Lafond is a news writer for TPM based in New York City. She is also currently earning a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and previously worked as an education reporter at The News-Gazette in Champaign, Ill. Follow her on Twitter @Nicole_Lafond.

Articles by Nichole

White House adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner reportedly appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, just days after special counsel Robert Mueller wrapped up his investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference, according to a photo of Kushner departing the closed door hearing posted by BuzzFeed’s Jason Leopold.

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After nine Republican lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee submitted a letter on Thursday calling on Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) to resign his chairmanship over the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, Schiff shot back, outlining a multitude of bad behaviors by the Trump campaign: “You might say that’s all okay. … but I don’t think it’s okay!”

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President Trump joined his White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and others calling for the resignation of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee and who has doubled down on claims that he’s seen evidence of collusion, despite the apparent conclusions of the special counsel report.

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