President Trump has called his former campaign chairman who was found guilty in court a "brave man." Meanwhile he is distancing himself from his former lawyer who pleaded guilty for campaign finance violations. With close allies to the president in legal trouble and another Republican congressman being indicted, how are corruption charges affecting the midterms? Plus, tech giants announced this week that more countries are attempting to influence the elections. This episode: Congressional correspondent Scott Detrow, reporter Sarah McCammon, political reporter Tim Mak, and editor correspondent Ron Elving. Email the show at email@example.com. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.