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Jessica Corbett: Durbin Calls for Senate Hearings to Probe ‘Serious Questions’ About Why Trump Is ‘So Chummy’ With Putin

“This man who is a former KGB agent, never been a friend of the United States, invaded our allies, threatens us around the world, and tries his damnedest to undermine our elections. Why is this President Trump’s best buddy?

January 13, 2019 · 2 Comments

Max Bergmann, James Lamond & Talia Dessel: 10 Ways Trump has Supported Putin’s Foreign Policy Agenda

OVERVIEW The general details of the Russian government’s support for US President Donald Trump in the 2016 election are clear. Russia conducted a massive disinformation campaign targeting American voters; hacked Trump’s … Continue reading

July 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Thom Hartmann: There Are 3 Main Theories That Explain Trump’s Approach to Putin and Russia—Which One Makes the Most Sense?

Time for Occam’s Razor  (Getty Images) . There are three general theories to explain Trump’s behavior toward Russia (and other hard-right broadly autocratic regimes), and for unknown reasons the two … Continue reading

July 22, 2018 · 1 Comment

Doug Anderson: The Bone Song

The Russian bone connected to the vote scam bone, the vote scam bone connected to the wingnut ignoramus bone the wing nut ignoramus bone connected to the Nazi bone, the … Continue reading

July 21, 2018 · 1 Comment

Miles Mogulescu: Treason

As former CIA Director John Brennan stated on Monday, “Donald Trump’s press conference performance in Helsinki rises to and exceeds the threshold of ‘high crimes and misdemeanors.’ It was nothing … Continue reading

July 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Michael Winship: For America’s Sake, We Need Answers about Russia. Now.

These first weeks of the Trump White House have felt like one of those tennis ball machines run amok, volley after volley shooting at us in such rapid fire that … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · 3 Comments

Michael Simms: Top 10 best really terrific things about Trump becoming President

  Most of us didn’t vote for him, so we can always claim that he’s not our fault.   Putin and the Russians like him. They really really like him. … Continue reading

November 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

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