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How a Mysterious Russian Businessman Got His Picture Taken With Donald Trump

Donald Trump campaigns in Aston, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, on September 22, 2016.Evan Vucci/AP Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.On Monday, the Justice Department announced the indictment of two Republican operatives for allegedly funneling $25,000 from a Russian citizen to Donald Trump’s campaign…

Dr. Fauci Pushes Back on Rand Paul’s Pseudoscience

Jennings Graeme/Abaca/Zuma For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) suggested at Wednesday’s Senate hearing on the federal pandemic response that shutdowns did not curb the spread of the coronavirus. Dr. Anthony Fauci wasn’t having it. “You’ve lauded New York for their…

Rand Paul Reverses Himself, Agrees to Support Mike Pompeo

J. Scott Applewhite/AP Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. In a major reversal, Republican Sen. Rand Paul announced Monday afternoon that he would support Mike Pompeo’s nomination to be secretary of State. The Kentucky senator had previously criticized Pompeo’s support of the Iraq War and had threatened to vote against him…