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We Just Found Out About Another Federal Investigation into Russian Meddling

The National Rifle Association booth at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference.Jeff Malet/Newscom via ZUMA Press Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. The Federal Election Commission has launched an inquiry into potential illegal donations made to the National Rifle Association by Russian individuals and businesses in support of President Donald Trump’s…

Trump Spoke to a Russian Activist About Ending Sanctions—Just Weeks After Launching His Campaign

At FreedomFest in Las Vegas, July 2015John Locher/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. While researching the strange story of two Russian gun aficionados who cultivated Donald Trump’s presidential campaign via the National Rifle Association, we came across a little-noticed but noteworthy episode concerning Trump and US sanctions against Russia. Sanctions…