ExxonMobil seeks U.S. sanctions waiver for oil project in Russia. Quite a lot more digging is required to get to the bottom of Trump’s business dealings with Russia sources of money during the W. Bush and Obama eras — we still only know the outlines. Martin Longman revisits the golden showers. The Susan Rice scandal is based on “absolutely nothing” — and House Republicans know it, but they’re going to keep investigating it anyway. Ryan Lizza on the continuing fallout from Trump and Nunes’s fake scandal. Mike Conaway isn’t an improvement on Devin Nunes. Blackwater founder Erik Prince said to have advised Trump team. The domestic conspiracy that gave Trump the election is in plain sight.

Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election. Why some national-security experts say Kremlin-gate will lead to Donald Trump’s impeachment.