Paul Erickson

Maria Butina's Plea Binds GOP, NRA, Evangelicals And Russia

Maria Butina's Plea Binds GOP, NRA, Evangelicals And Russia

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.