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Trump Is Making the GOP Look Like Fake Russia Hawks

President Ronald Reagan may go down as the greatest Russia hawk in U.S. history. His tough stance against the Soviet Union’s expansionism and his efforts to support anti-Soviet movements in former communist-bloc states helped lead to the USSR’s fall in 1991. His “Tear down this wall” speech at the Brandenburg Gate in…

Facebook Ran Russian Ads on The Root’s Page, but It Didn’t Work. Here’s What They Should’ve Tried

News outlets have reported that Russian operatives, in an apparent attempt to sway voters toward Donald Trump, bought social media ads targeted toward certain groups of people. This week, Facebook revealed to our parent company, Fusion Media, that Russia-related content ran on two of our sites: Splinter (formerly…

Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Inquiry in Press Conference That Displays His Lawyer Double-Talk Skills

On Wednesday night it was revealed that Jeff Sessions had contact with the Russian ambassador to the United States during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, a fact that Sessions denied during his Senate confirmation hearing for the position of U.S. attorney general. On Thursday, Sessions announced that he would…