The Washington Post article highlighted Paul Manafort’s relationship with Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. The article brought to light new information about just how eager Manafort was to strengthen his (and Trump’s) ties with Russia. In light of this, let’s take a closer look at who exactly Oleg Deripaska is:
In 2016, Russia hacked our election, revealing a dangerous vulnerability in America’s electoral security. Despite this unprecedented violation of America’s most sacred political institution, congressional Republican leaders have done nothing to secure our election system and prevent future attacks.
A series of seemingly unrelated reports and analyses out this week point in a single direction: The case that Russian meddling played a key role in the 2016 election’s outcome is becoming increasingly evident, and the Russian government found the Trump campaign to be a willing and eager partner in its goals.
Three Reasons Trump Is Probably Under Investigation
For months, Republicans knew much more about Russia than they let on. As reports continue to surface that Republicans knew much more than they let on at the time, the Moscow Project will keep a running tab of who knew what and when. Here is our initial timeline with a few key points.