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What We Learned in the Trump-Russia Investigation: Week of Sept 17 – 23, 2017

Manafort, Manafort, Manafort

Mueller has requested extensive documents from the White House regarding Trump’s actions as President, including the firing of Comey and Flynn

Mueller has requested phone records about the statement written aboard Air Force One defending a meeting between Trump campaign officials & Russians at Trump Tower, as well as documents concerning a statement made by Sean Spicer in the days preceding James Comey's firing as FBI director

Social Media: Mueller served Facebook a warrant to look into Russian ads, who bought them, & how they were targeted; Twitter confirms it is cooperating with Mueller’s investigation

Trump using RNC, campaign donations to pay legal fees from the Russia investigation

  • RNC disclosed paying more than $230,000 in August

Donald Trump Jr. gave up Secret Service protection