A Trump–Russia decoder.

A Decoder for the Latest in Trump’s Russia Problems

A Decoder for the Latest in Trump’s Russia Problems

Getting to know the real Donald Trump.
Sept. 12 2017 9:31 AM

How to Read L’Affaire Russe

A decoder for who’s really talking about what in the Trump­–Russia affair.


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Jacob Weisberg talks to Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes about how to understand what’s being written in the media about the investigation into Donald Trump’s Russian connections. Read Wittes’ piece on the topic.

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