TROLL EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
Facebook Uncovers Eerily Familiar Network of Russian Trolls
THE BEST PART OF WAKING UP
Inside the Nunes-Flynn Breakfast That Caught Mueller’s Eye
Line Between Trump Tower Lawyer & Moscow Gets Even Blurrier
We all knew she was tight with Russian prosecutors, but today’s indictment showed the receipts.
Moscow Has a Long History of Grabbing Americans for Trades
Intelligence vets see the arrest of Paul Whelan as a setup to win the release of Maria Butina, a move right out of the Soviet playbook.
Treasury Sanctions & Unmasks Putin’s Poisoners and Hackers
The new sanctions confirmed the true identities of the assassins sent to kill a former Russian spy in London and highlight an oligarch’s alleged role in a political coup attempt.
Turkey Lobbying Charges Show 2016 Wasn’t Just About Russia
Sure, Russia spent a lot of time and effort on outreach to the Trump campaign. But they weren’t the only ones.
HUSH MONEY PROBLEMS
Feds Not Done Yet With Trump’s Pulitzer-Worthy Hush-Money
Tabloid publisher AMI copped to lying about its role in a hush-money scheme and pledged to ‘provide cooperation in the future.’
Butina Flips, and the Feds Have Plenty to Ask Russian Spy
It’s unclear from the public record how much she knew about the intelligence operation that she was part of, but it’s plenty clear agreeing to cooperate won’t endear her back home.
A TALE OF TWO MEMOS
Michael Cohen Got $60,000 ‘Bonus’ for Stormy Daniels Payout
The Trump Organization shelled out the bonus on top of reimbursing Cohen for his six-figure payout to the porn star.