5 Key Takeaways from Recent Revelations in Maria Butina Case
Recent investigative reporting and court documents in the case of Russian spy Maria Butina (conspiracy and acting as an unregistered foreign agent) have revealed a great deal about the “covert influence operation” she conducted with leaders from the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Center for The National Interest (CFTNI) to groom the next Republican U.S. president to implement a pro-Russia foreign policy.
Here are five key takeaways:
1) The Russians didn’t initially favor Trump for president in 2015.
A recent court filing by prosecutors in…