Tag Archives: Russian Interference in the 2016 Elections

Thursday Open Thread | Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known

From Bloomberg: Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known by Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson June 13, 2017, 4:00 AM CDT Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Susan Rice on Putin’s denials of election interference: ‘Frankly, he’s lying’

Susan Rice, former President Obama’s national security adviser, on Sunday dismissed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denials that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. “Frankly, he’s lying,” Rice said on ABC’s “This Week.” “The reality is — as all … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Jared Kushner Now A Focus in the Russia Investigation

Last week, it was reported that a person inside the White House had become of interest in the Russia investigation. Today, the Senior Adviser was named -Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner. From the Washington Post: Jared Kushner now a focus in … Continue reading

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Congressman Al Green Threatened With LYNCHING After Calling For Trump’s Impeachment

U.S. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) received voicemails threatening to lynch him and calling him racial slurs after he called for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, he said Saturday. Green, who is black, played the recordings for about 100 attendees at a … Continue reading

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Trump asked top intel officials to say there was no collusion

Donald Trump asked two top intelligence officials to push back against former FBI Director James Comey’s revelation of an ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives, the Washington Post reports. Trump appealed to both Director … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | A Post on ‘RussiaGate’

From Facebook: Doug Blackmon Yesterday at 1:38am · “RussiaGate” has become a catastrophic failure of leadership—and a debacle from which the Trump presidency will not recover —“Trump is a suicide vest strapped around the body of the Republican Party”—- #trumprussia … Continue reading

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