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The FBI has declassified a seldom-seen application for surveillance on someone it suspected of being a Russian agent working for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.
Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller’s office says 13 Russians and three Russian entities took part in a broad information war against the United States.
The Russia roller-coaster appears likely to deliver another set of twists and turns in the new year. Here’s what you need to know — buckle up.
The imbroglio lurched out of cruise and into hedgerow country. Trump Jr. declined to answer, citing attorney-client privilege. Trump had brickbats for the FBI. Mueller had some jujitsu for Manafort.
The special counsel’s office has reportedly subpoenaed the German financial giant for Trump family financial records. The president and his aides have warned those inquiries might cross a red line.