Russian Politician Who Reportedly Sent Millions to NRA Has Long History in Spain

Spanish authorities were poised to arrest Alexander Torshin in a money-laundering case in 2013 when he mysteriously canceled his trip to Spain. by Sebastian Rotella As the Spanish police investigated the presence of a notorious… Read More

Analysts say Russian Twitter accounts promoted Republican talking points during government shutdown

The White House branded the federal budget impasse, which appeared to be ending on Monday, as the “Schumer Shutdown” in its attempt to pin the blame on Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.). But… Read More

FBI investigating whether Russia funneled cash to NRA to aid Trump’s campaign | McClatchy Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON The FBI is investigating whether a top Russian banker with ties to the #Kremlin illegally funneled money to the National Rifle Association to help Donald #Trump win the presidency, two sources familiar with the… Read More

Rising GOP star abruptly quits Republican party over Trump’s ‘appalling comments’ about immigrants

Kyle McDaniel, a young rising GOP star from Viginia, abruptly quit the Republican party on Tuesday citing Donald Trump’s “appalling comments” about Haitian immigrants coming to the United States, the Washington Post reports. McDaniel, a… Read More