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collusion

a secret agreement between opponents at law in order to obtain a judicial decision for some wrongful or improper purpose
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collusion

A secret agreement for illegal or fraudulent purposes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Even as the Democrats are trying hard to administer CPR to the Mueller report and make it a key issue going into the 2020 presidential elections, here comes the Hillary Clinton-Ukraine collusion story.
Sherwin Gatchalian, chairman of the Senate Committee on Energy, to ask the Department of Energy and Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to investigate a possible collusion among power plants.
"The Fake News Media is doing everything possible to stir up and anger the pols and as many people as possible seldom mentioning the fact that the Mueller Report had as its principle conclusion the fact that there was NO COLLUSION WITH RUSSIA.
Amid the widespread rotational brownouts in several areas in Luzon, power generation firms denied allegations that there is 'collusion' in the simultaneous shutdown of power plants which put the Luzon grid on red alert.
Attorney General William Barr has reportedly formed a team to review long-standing allegations that the FBI and Justice Department investigation into collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia was biased from the start.
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Apr 7 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Saturday (local time) hit out at special counsel Robert Mueller over his report on alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 presidential election, terming it a "made-up fraud".
WASHINGTON, March 24 (KUNA) -- US President Donald Trump said Sunday in his first remarks since the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report was completed and delivered to the attorney general, that "there was no collusion whatsoever." Trump told reporters upon his departure back to the nation's capital from Florida, that this was "an illegal takedown that failed and hopefully somebody is going to be looking at their other side." He added "it's a shame that our country had to go through this.
After two years of leaving no stone (real or imaginary) unturned in its investigation, the Senate Intelligence Committee is in the final stages of its Tramp/Russia collusion investigation and winding down to a conclusion.
Elizabeth Warren's proposal to break up big tech companies like Amazon (AMZN), Facebook (FB), and Google (GOOG, GOOGL), telling far-right news outlet Breitbart that there was "collusion between the Democrats and these tech companies" during the 2016 election.
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), in reporting on collusion in its 2018 Report to the Nations (http://bit.ly/2BIITfH), indicates that there is a direct correlation between collusion and the cost of a fraud incident, rising from an average of $74,000 for one perpetrator to $339,000 for three or more perpetrators.
WASHINGTON:The chairman of the US Senate Intelligence Committee said its Russia investigation has found no proof that President Donald Trump's presidential campaign colluded with Moscow, an assertion that congressional sources said puts him at odds with Democrats on the largely bipartisan panel."If we write a report based upon the facts that we have, then we don't have anything that would suggest there was collusion by the Trump campaign and Russia," Republican Richard Burr told CBS News in an interview published on Thursday.
Trump, saying he is a victim of "presidential harassment," has repeatedly blasted the federal investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a "witch hunt" while denying collusion. Moscow also has denied interference in the US political system, counter to US intelligence agency conclusions that it sought to sway the election in favour of Trump and undermine Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.