Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.
Admitted agent of the Russian government Maria Butina previously bragged about connecting Trump’s presidential campaign to Russia.
Butina pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiring to act as a foreign agent on behalf of the Russian government.
In her plea the Russian admitted she was part of a conspiracy against the United States.
She also admitted that she drafted a proposal to set up “unofficial channels of communication” between Russia and the Republican Party. Butina indicated in the proposal that the NRA would be a viable vehicle to wield that influence thanks to its political sway within Republican circles.…