Tim Dickinson goes inside the decade-long Russian campaign to infiltrate NRA, elect Trump. Mueller’s team questioning Russian oligarchs. The Department of Justice thinks that collusion is a crime. Mueller may be baiting Trump, eyeing early-summer release on obstruction. 4 theories on what Mueller telling Trump he’s not a “target” means. Mueller is investigating Trump, whether he’s a “criminal target” or not. Zachary Fryer-Biggs on why nobody knows what’s going on inside the Mueller investigation. Thread: “The most interesting part of this piece is the revelation that Mueller wants to write a report on this, ‘to answer the public's questions’”. Nancy LeTourneau on the Mueller factor in the upcoming midterms.