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Bombshell: NRA-linked Russian charged with being foreign agent


The Department of Justice charged Russian national, Mariia Butina, with attempting to establish “back channel” lines of communication to advance “the agenda of the Russian Federation”. While the charges did not come from Special Counsel Mueller’s office, McClatchy’s Greg Gordon tells Ari Melber “it seems clear” that Mueller is “farming out aspects of his work” to move quickly ahead of midterm elections.