Mariia Butina is scheduled to appear in federal court in DC within the hour for a preliminary hearing, following her arrest Sunday and indictment Tuesday. Tierney Sneed is at the courthouse. More when we have it.
In the meantime, Allegra Kirkland has:
- The latest on why prosecutors want Butina to stay in jail until trial.
- A profile of the GOP political operative who was the alleged conduit between Butina and the NRA.
- The details of Butina’s indictment.