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Is Russiagate fact or fiction? Plus: White supremacists and law enforcement agencies

We’ve had a year of hearings and investigations on Russia’s possible involvement in our elections, and their connections to trump. But, we still haven’t found any strong proof that our elections were tampered with. Aaron Mate, a journalist with The Nation thinks that’s because there might not be anything to find. His new article is called “Russiagate Is More Fiction Than Fact

Ali Winston from Pro Publica joins us to talk about his investigation into a white supremacist organization called Rise Above Movement. The group has been at the center of many violent assaults during recent rallies, including one in Berkeley. They’ve been identified and caught on camera multiple times, but Winston found that local and federal police haven’t investigated or arrested member of RAM, partially because they’re having a hard time taking white supremacist violence as seriously as they should.

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