Marion McKeone on Trump and the Russian connection

How likely is Donald Trump, or any of his administration’s advisers and officials, to face conviction or imprisonment?

5th November, 2017
Donald Trump addresses his cabinet in the White House last Tuesday: it has been a tough week for the embattled US president Picture: Getty

Since his surprise victory a year ago, allegations that Trump’s campaign colluded with Russian meddling have dogged and enraged the 45th president of the United States and triggered some of his most impulsive and politically catastrophic decisions. For Trump winning is everything, in business and in politics. Any rules that may hobble his chances are dispensable.

Collusion with a foreign adversary is not a crime in itself. Conspiring to alter the outcome of...

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