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Steve Bannon Was Just Sentenced to Four Months in Prison

Former President Donald Steve Bannon in Manhattan Supreme Court on Tuesday, Oct. 4.Curtis Means/DailyMail/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.On Friday, Steve Bannon, the former Trump advisor, was sentenced to four months in federal prison for two counts of contempt of Congress. The sentence,…

How John Durham’s Probe Has Exposed Trump’s Russia Con

Special counsel John Durham leaves federal court in Washington last month.Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.Donald Trump has bad timing. On Friday, he sent a letter to the Pulitzer Prize Board reiterating his demand that it rescind the…

Trump’s “Russia Hoax” Narrative Just Took a Big Blow

Mother Jones illustration; Evan Vucci/AP, Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Facts matter: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our nonprofit reporting. Subscribe to our print magazine.The Trump-Russia scandal feels like ancient history. But the truth still matters. And the narrative of what occurred remains fiercely contested, as advocates of the former president press…

A Top Advocate for a No-Fly Zone in Ukraine Has Some Baggage

Kurt Volker testifies on November 19, 2019.Caroline Brehman/Congressional Quarterly via ZUMA Press Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.US foreign policy establishment figures are calling for NATO to impose a “limited” no-fly zone over Ukraine. And one of the most vocal advocates downplaying the…