Representative Mike Conaway is now leading the House Intelligence Committee’s investigation into Russian inference in the 2016 election, replacing Representative Devin Nunes who partially stepped aside amid a Congressional Ethics Office investigation into his potential disclosure of classified information (NYT).
Trump adviser Carter Page reportedly first drew F.B.I. interest after delivering a Russia-friendly speech in Moscow last July (NYT).
A Putin-linked Russian government think tank developed a plan to hand the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine confidence in American democracy (Reuters).
Mary McCord, who has helped oversee the Justice Department’s probe into Russian interference in the presidential election, is leaving the federal government (The Intercept).
President Trump is poised to miss a self-imposed deadline Thursday to release a report on Russian hacking (The Hill).
Did Russian interference in the 2016 election violate international law? What about the planting of fake news? Two Penn Law panels featuring NSA Director General Michael Hayden discussed these questions and more (video and coverage from Lawfare).