But we were assured there was “no collusion”?

Remember the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election?

You know, the probe of possible collusion with a foreign adversary and obstruction of justice by the current president that has already resulted in more than 100 criminal charges against dozens of people, including guilty pleas from President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, former campaign manager, and multiple former advisers?

It’s easy to forget since special counsel Robert Mueller’s team remained even quieter than usual during the weeks before the midterm elections, per longstanding Justice Department policy (memo to former FBI director James Comey), but things are starting to heat up again on the Russia front now that the campaign season has passed.

NBC News reportedly obtained text messages in which Roger Stone, Trump’s former campaign adviser, was informed of WikiLeaks’ plans to release stolen information from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign days before the group starting doing so.

“Hillary’s campaign will die this week,” radio personality Randy Credico, who allegedly served as a conduit between Stone and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange during the 2016 campaign, told Stone via text on October 1 of that year.

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