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Dispatch February 9, 2018

This Week In Russian Meddling

It’s increasingly likely that Russia will interfere in the 2018 midterm elections. But while bipartisan legislation has already been proposed to help protect our nation’s election infrastructure, Congress has yet to act.

Dispatch February 9, 2018

OP-ED: The Russification of the NRA

New revelations come to light every day about the degree and depth of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. One recent bombshell: The FBI is reportedly investigating whether Russia tried to help elect President Trump by funneling money through the National Rifle Association.

Dispatch January 19, 2018

This “Memo” Thing Is Worse Than the Faux Unmasking Scandal, and That’s Saying a Lot

As House Republicans (as well as Wikileaks, Sean Hannity, and Russian twitter operatives) clamor for the release of their own talking points, a few things are becoming clear: This is a political stunt to protect Trump. It has nothing to do with examining the substance of Russia’s interference in the election and everything to do with preemptively dismissing Mueller’s investigation. The efforts of Devin Nunes and his allies are in lockstep with a Russian intelligence campaign. GOP Conspiracy theories keep changing because holes keep getting poked in their ridiculous arguments.

Dispatch January 18, 2018

NRA=Nefarious Russian Activities?

In light of today’s McClatchy report that that the FBI is investigating whether Russia funneled money to the NRA to help Trump, a bit more on the connections and considerations at play.

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