The serious questions swirling around Russian involvement in the presidential election cannot be allowed to become a partisan issue. This is something every American who worries about the integrity of our democracy and keeping it protected from foreign meddling must care about. I hope there is a thorough and open investigation in Congress and our national security apparatus into these very troubling developments.
The election hinged on a few thousand votes. If this reporting and similar stories are true, Russian involvement could very easily have made the difference.
Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say The flood of ” fake news ” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining faith in American democracy, say independent researchers who tracked the operation.