FACE IN THE GOP CROWD: Li Yang (left) at the 2016 Republican National Convenition. The massage parlor executive is also busy arranging facetime between Chinese mogruls and the Trump clan. Mother Jones

Here’s the open line. And for your reading pleasure, yet another installment in the story of how Donald Trump has continued to build the political swamp. Or how Robert Kraft’s massage parlor visit morphed into a saga of Chinese influence peddling and intelligence concerns, courtesy of Mother Jones.