Priebus wriggles in his effort to deny campaign involvement.
To reach the desk of the FBI director, the phone calls between Flynn and the Russian ambassador had to clear high counterintelligence hurdles.
The Il-22 were followed by fighter jets whose transponders were switched off.
The last three years have seen high support for conscription.
The ambassador was a strong supporter of Russian policy, and his death comes just one day before his 65th birthday.
Pence told EU officials that he carried a message of unity from President Donald Trump.
Pro-EU presidential hopeful Macron has been targeted, while pro-Russian Le Pen has not.
Trump may be required to answer questions during the investigation.
The U.S. and Russia are behind over half of all arms sales.
According to experts, the next Hitler will appear wrapped in a flag, promising protection from Islam.
Trump is too rigid and too uneducated to make the shift to good leadership.
We are witnessing an attempt by some shadowy intelligence operatives to destabilize America for ideology, money and power.
The art of the congressional investigation is a fine one, and the GOP is blowing it.
Russia was allegedly behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania.
The Chancellor also said it was critical to include Muslim countries in the fight against terrorism.
Trump's top men arrive in Europe as a colder, western wind blows over Moscow.
Flynn's Jan. 24 interview with the FBI could expose him to charges, since lying to the agency is a felony, but any decision to prosecute would lie with the Justice Department.
His denial came as former national security adviser Michael Flynn, in FBI interview, reportedly denied discussing sanctions with the Russian ambassador, something that could leave him open to charges.
Mattis said the U.S. should ensure its diplomats "negotiate from a position of strength."
The allegations linking Trump's administration and Russia are likely to affect Putin's long-term plans.