In almost every case, the reason for that opposition came down to the assertion that the two states were basically being used to pay for tax cuts in the other 48.
Representative Dana Rohrabacher, Republican of California, has laughed off suggestions that he is a Russian asset. But investigators are calling.
The information that a Russian lawyer brought to a June 2016 meeting with Trump campaign aides had been discussed with a top Russian government official.
The 2012 warning to Dana Rohrabacher, an ally of President Trump, shows that the F.B.I. has for years viewed Russian spies as having a hand in Washington.