Susanne Rust

Investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues, Los Angeles Times

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Investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues for the Los Angeles Times. Senior reporter and director of the energy and environment project at the Columbia School of Journalism; former investigative reporter covering environmental issues for California Watch, a nonprofit news website

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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