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Trump’s White House Is Using Putin’s Lying Kremlin Tactics
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Trump’s White House Is Using Putin’s Lying Kremlin Tactics

Author James Lamond compares recent attempts to discredit special counsel Robert Mueller to authoritarian tactics employed by the Kremlin in the past.

The Department of Justice investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 election has survived the holiday season and fears that, while the country was distracted, the White House would make a move to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

While Mueller’s job is secure for the time being, his investigation is under increasing pressure as the President’s allies in Congress and the media ramp up their campaign to discredit the former FBI Director.

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James Lamond