Maria Butina operated at the highest levels of Republican politics with an express and defined goal of infiltrating the party and opening backchannel lines of influence with key American power players. At the very same time Trump was petitioning the Russian government to build Trump Tower Moscow.
NRA executives knew Russian money was used to fund multiple GOP campaigns. But nobody cared until sexy Russian spy Maria Butina provided visuals.
Spanish police wiretapped conversations involving Alexander Torshin, a deputy governor of Russia’s Central Bank who has forged close ties with U.S. lawmakers and the National Rifle Association.
The NRA sent Bolton to Russia in 2013 to help loosen their gun laws. He's not qualified for federal office holding, period.
Out of the clear blue, someone sent me this picture of Tom DeLay …