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Russia’s Campaign to Help Trump Win Was Just the Start

Mother Jones illustration; Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Former FBI special agent Clint Watts was tracking Islamic State terrorists and their propaganda on Twitter in 2014 when he first encountered a different kind of troll. These accounts weren’t trying to recruit fighters for jihad. They were promoting an…

Report Suggests Blackwater Founder Erik Prince May Have Lied to Congress

Blackwater founder Erik Prince before his House Intelligence Committee testimony, Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Blackwater founder Erik Prince appears to have a problem. The New York Times reported Saturday that Prince, the brother of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, arranged and attended an August 3, 2016…

The New York Times Just Revealed a Second Trump Tower Meeting

Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Last July, the New York Times was the first to reveal Donald Trump Jr.’s much-scrutinized Trump Tower meeting with a Kremlin emissary who had promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton. Today, the Times followed up with another blockbuster report revealing that Trump Jr.…