Follow Trump’s money

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Almost certainly, we are in the middle of the biggest political scandal in American history. After Trump’s obsequious performance in Helsinki, it feels like The Manchurian Candidate on LSD directed by David Lynch. Most likely, Trump is tangled up in financial crimes with Russian oligarchs and is being blackmailed by Putin. Adam Davidson in The New Yorker on July 19 provided a calm and careful analysis of the evidence for this in a piece entitled “A Theory of Trump Kompromat.”

Our country is in serious trouble. The Russiagate scandal goes far beyond Trump, his family and flunkies. It is forgotten that in May 2017, The Washington Post published the transcript of a conversation from June 2016 among the House Republican leadership, in which an

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