We’re capping off the year with a discussion about the story that has more legs than your garden variety centipede: the Mueller investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election. CAP senior fellow and in-house expert on all things Russia-related, Max Bergmann, joins Ed and Daniella on the pod to take a dive into the web of ongoing investigations that have picked up speed in the final weeks of 2018. Max helps us identify what the major players—special counsel Robert Mueller, Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen, Maria Butina, and Rudy Giuliani—have been up to and what the state of play will be going into the new year. Hopefully your corkboard is as up to date as ours.
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Daniella Gibbs Legér is the senior vice president for Communications and Strategy at the Center for American Progress. Ed Chung is the vice president for Criminal Justice Reform at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center. Kyle Epstein is the media relations manager at the Center. Chris Ford is the broadcast coordinator at the Center.