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Russia investigation: An eventful week, and what happens next

New details emerged this week in the broadening investigation into alleged efforts by Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Among developments:

• The cofounder of the firm that produced the so-called Trump dossier told members of Congress in November that he suspected a number of Trump real estate deals may have been a vehicle for Russian money laundering operations.

Glenn Simpson voiced his suspicions in a 165-page transcript released to the public on Thursday by the House Intelligence Committee. He was asked if he had discovered “evidence” of criminal activity linking

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