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Category: 2016 Elections

Yes, There Was Collusion. Look at the Manafort Case

Andrew Harnik/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. For years now, Donald Trump has been screeching “No collusion!” It’s been a hollow cry, because throughout the 2016 campaign (and afterward as president), Trump aided and abetted Vladimir Putin’s attack on a US election by echoing Moscow’s disinformation that the Kremlin had…

A New Right-Wing Smear Campaign Targets a Former FBI Official to Distract From Russia Scandal

Rep. Mark Meadows (left) and Rep. Jim Jordan talk during a press conference calling on the president to declassify the Carter Page FISA applications.Bill Clark/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. What happens when the politics of personal destruction intersect with a Trumpian conspiracy theory? Unfortunately, I’ve seen it, thanks to…

Paul Manafort’s Botched Redactions Reveal New Details on Trump-Russia Interactions

Paul Manafort arrives for a court hearing on April 19, 2018, in Washington.Mark Wilson/Getty Images Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Paul Manafort dropped a bombshell on himself Tuesday. In sections of a court filing that lawyers for the imprisoned former Trump campaign boss unsuccessfully tried to redact, Manafort’s attorneys disclosed that…