“The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, brought new obstruction charges on Friday against President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and added allegations against a close associate, who prosecutors suspect has ties to Russian intelligence.” NYT: Mueller Adds Obstruction Charge on Manafort and Indicts His Right-Hand Man.

+ Franklin Foer with the pretty amazing story of that right hand man. The Astonishing Tale of the Man Mueller Calls Person A. “To put it even more bluntly than Mueller: Donald Trump’s campaign chairman had a pawn of Russian intelligence as his indispensable alter ego.”