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Past articles by Lachlan:

GOP operatives accused of funneling Russian cash to Trump

A former senior aide to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Rand Paul was indicted this month for allegedly funneling $25,000 from a wealthy... → Read More

Ted Cruz Is Pocketing The Money He’s Raising For Georgia GOPers. He’s Not Alone.

The runoff is a gold mine for politicians. And now that they can run Facebook ads in Georgia, they’re rushing for it. → Read More

Firm Tied to Team Biden Looks to Cash In on COVID Response

Democratic heavyweights Tony Blinken, Lloyd Austin, and Michele Flournoy all have equity in a firm investing in government contractors. One watchdog calls the practice “gross.” → Read More

The RNC Shelled Out $300K for Don Jr.’s New Book

The huge sum that the GOP paid to give signed copies of the book to its donors appears to be its largest-ever payment for “donor mementos.” → Read More

Top Anti-Trump Corruption Group Says It’s Not Done With Him

American Oversight says it has no plans to stop investigations into the president when he leaves office. But other good-government groups are changing focus to Biden. → Read More

This Trump Crony Is Trying to Overturn the Election. His Own Group Has Thrown In The Towel.

Adam Laxalt is fighting to overturn the Nevada results. The group with which he’s affiliated, Americans for Public Trust, says it’s “become clear” Biden won. → Read More

Trumpworld Keeps Raising Cash for Rudy’s Legal Fight. But Key Figures Are Fleeing.

Top donors are not writing checks. Super PACS are dormant. Lawmakers are growing skeptical. But the grassroots cash is still coming in. → Read More

Roger Stone-Tied Group Threatens GOP: If Trump Goes Down, So Does Your Senate Majority

The group becomes the latest in a growing list of Trump backers who are encouraging people to either not vote in the runoffs or write in the president’s name. → Read More

Roger Stone-Tied Group Claims Dems Are Framing Them as Republican Party Turncoats

Conservative operatives and a super PAC with ties to infamous GOP dirty trickster Roger Stone appear to be calling for Trump supporters to punish Republicans... → Read More

Trump Campaign Disavows Its Own Election-Conspiracy Lawyer

The campaign just days ago described her as a member of the president’s legal team. But apparently her conspiracy theories are too much even for Trump. → Read More

Trump Starts Up New PAC to Fund Post-White House Political Allies

The yet-unnamed PAC will provide a vehicle for the president to stay relevant in national politics and possibly even mount another run in 2024 → Read More

All the Ways Trumpworld Wants to Cash In On MAGA Anger Over the Election

There is opportunity in crisis. Including the opportunity to raise cash. → Read More

Donald Trump Becomes What He Deeply Feared: A One-Term President

A White House roiled by controversy, scandal, and blatant mismanagement of a deadly pandemic now has an end date. → Read More

Local GOP Pushes Trump Voters to Cast Ballots After Election

Local Republican officials were recruiting volunteers on Thursday to call Pennsylvania voters and urge them to send in their ballots—two full days after Election Day. This plea was emailed out just hours before President Donald Trump went on national television Thursday to declare the inherent illegitimacy → Read More

Trump Goes On Frantic Fundraising Binge Falsely Alleging ‘Stolen Election’

The president’s team is gearing up for legal challenges. The Biden campaign calls them frivolous and without merit. → Read More

Trump’s Inner Circle Braces for Disaster

With just a few days left before Election Night and the president trailing in numerous state and national polls, Donald Trump’s inner circle is increasingly whispering the same thought: Our guy blew it.A forecast of a Biden White House is not one they welcome. But it’s one many of them have come to finally → Read More

Bizarro GOP Implosion Could Give Georgia Democrats a U.S. Senator

When two prominent Georgia Republicans decided to run for the same U.S. Senate seat this year, Republicans didn’t expect a kind, gentle contest.But many also didn’t anticipate what the race ultimately became: a bitterly personal, scorched-earth brawl between Sen. Kelly Loeffler and Rep. Doug Collins → Read More

Mitch McConnell’s Conservative Challenger Gets a Boost... From Dems

The tactic is both sly and increasingly common. And Democrats aren’t just using it in Kentucky either. → Read More

Giuliani’s Crew of Misfits and Hucksters Storms Into the Hunter Biden Wars

Bo Dietl, Bernie Kerik, Keith Ablow and the author of “Lucifer’s Banker” are all jumping into the saga that Trump hopes will win him a second term. → Read More

Trump Said He’d Ban Foreign Lobbyist Fundraising. Now They’re Bankrolling His Campaign.

Lobbyists representing foreign governments have bundled nearly $2 million for the president’s re-election campaign. → Read More