Paul Erickson is a Republican political operative and lawyer. He is also Russian spy Maria Butina’s boyfriend. As of Dec 2018, he became a target of the Trump-Russian Election Conspiracy. He received an FBI target letter. In May 2016 Erickson sent an email titled “Kremlin Connection” to the Trump campaign trying to set up a meeting with Alex Torshin. Later Donald Trump, Jr. met with Alex Torshin. Mueller has wiretaps sent by Spanish authorities. We do not yet know what was on those wire taps. The NRA was setup as a channel for some Trump campaign officials to communicate secretly with Russia.