At the center of the Trump-Russia probe

U.S. intel: Russia compromised seven states prior to 2016 election. Either a conspirator or a sucker: If Trump didn’t know that Russia had infiltrated his campaign, he should have. Roger Stone’s secret messages with WikiLeaks: Transcripts show Donald Trump’s longtime confidante corresponded with the radical-transparency group. Joseph Mifsud, the professor at the center of the Trump-Russia probe boasted to his girlfriend in Ukraine that he was friends with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “It’s probably going to get worse”: Former top intel official Gregory Treverton on Russia election meddling. Trump isn’t protecting our elections from the Russians. US cyber chief Mike Rogers says Trump hasn’t told him to confront Russian cyber threat.

Trump’s gang of crooks and liars: The emphasis placed on whether the Trump team colluded with Russia to interfere in the election threatens to overshadow the scandal in plain sight. Mueller team asks about Trump’s Russian business dealings as he weighed a run for president. Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth, raised to lead — then, sharply different choices. Trump vs. Mueller is a battle for America’s soul. Can Donald Trump be indicted while serving as president? Two lines of legal reasoning say he can’t — they’re both wrong.