Sanders demands Russia to 'stay out' of US elections

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White House hopeful Bernie Sanders has demanded Russia 'stay out' of US elections after reports emerged that Moscow was interfering in the presidential race to help the Democratic frontrunner's campaign

Us Election 2020

2/22/2020

White House hopeful Bernie Sanders has demanded Russia 'stay out' of US elections after reports emerged that Moscow was interfering in the presidential race to help the Democratic frontrunner's campaign

White House hopeful Bernie Sanders has demanded Russia 'stay out' of US elections after reports emerged that Moscow was interfering in the presidential race to help the Democratic frontrunner's campaign.

White House hopeful Bernie Sanders has demanded Russia "stay out" of US elections after reports emerged that Moscow was interfering in the presidential race to help the Democratic frontrunner's campaign. The Washington Post reported that US officials briefed Mr Sanders - and President Donald Trump - about the efforts by Russia, although it was unclear what form the assistance to Sanders has taken. "My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections, and as president I will make sure that you do," Sanders said in a statement. US intelligence had concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election to boost Mr Trump's candidacy. According to reports, after US officials were briefed of the alleged interference by Russia, Mr Trump then replaced his intelligence chief. He erupted in anger at acting director of national intelligence (DNI) Joseph Maguire when he learned of the 13 February session with the House Intelligence Committee, The Washington Post and New York Times reported. Mr Maguire's aide, Shelby Pierson, reportedly told politicians that Russia was once again meddling in the US election on Mr Trump's behalf. Mr Trump complained that the Democrats would use the information against him, the reports said. The president was also annoyed by the presence of Adam Schiff, the Democratic head of the investigation that led to Mr Trump being impeached for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, according to the New York Times. Mr Maguire had been a favourite to be nominated for the permanent DNI post but Mr Trump changed his mind about him, The Washington Post said, when he heard about the classified election security briefing. The president berated Mr Maguire in an Oval Office showdown last week for the "disloyalty" of his staff, the Post reported, effectively thwarting his chances of becoming a permanent hire. Mr Trump announced on Wednesday he was replacing Mr Maguire with Richard Grenell, 53, the ambassador to Germany and a Trump loyalist. Happy to jump in and serve our country and our President @realDonaldTrump. https://t.co/AagYtOq6iV — Richard Grenell (@RichardGrenell) February 21, 2020 The Kremlin said the allegations of interference are false and the result of paranoia. "These are more paranoid announcements which, to our regret, will multiply as we get closer to the (US) election," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "They have nothing to do with the truth." Mr Trump was impeached in December over accusations that he tried to coerce ally Ukraine into helping him win the 2020 election, withholding military aid considered vital to the former Soviet republic in its war with Russia. Democratic congressman Bennie Thompson said that by firing Mr Maguire over the briefing "the president is not only refusing to defend against foreign interference, he's inviting it." Mr Schiff tweeted that if Mr Trump was interfering in the sharing of intelligence information with Congress, it appeared that he was "again jeopardising our efforts to stop foreign meddling." We count on the intelligence community to inform Congress of any threat of foreign interference in our elections. If reports are true and the President is interfering with that, he is again jeopardizing our efforts to stop foreign meddling. Exactly as we warned he would do. https://t.co/viSBlnA1nb — Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) February 21, 2020 US intelligence concluded that Russia interfered in the 2016 election, especially through manipulation of social media, to support Mr Trump. Mr Trump has however repeatedly called it a "Russia hoax" and has instead promoted a debunked conspiracy theory that Ukraine intervened instead. He has been at odds with much of the national security establishment since he took office and claims, without providing evidence, that a "deep state" is working against him. Since he was acquitted by the Republican-led Senate, he has been purging the Justice Department, National Security Council and Pentagon of staff he considers disloyal. Read More: Trump celebrates impeachment acquittal with White House event Barr warns Trump attacks undermining justice dept Trump ousts two officials who testified against him in impeachment Read more: RTÉ News

I'll just leave this here Timcast Have a look here,nice to know what he really thinks,if Trump said anything like this he would be hung,drawn and quartered.Sanders is a racist pure and simple,a first class fraud. Good luck with that Still pedalling this charade RTE ? Shameless. Just more bullshit from the Dems, this time trying to hobble Sanders. Maybe they’ll buy him off with another free house like in 2016.

millionaire socialist with 3 homes? The global media complex had complete and utter contempt for the public. To attempt to push this falsehood again is shameful. Can someone help me explain how Russia can help in a US election? Impeachment fail..... back to the russia hoax

US briefing hears Russia is meddling in 2020 electionRussia is interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get Donald Trump re-elected, US intelligence officials have warned politicians in a briefing that angered the president, who then replaced his intelligence chief, US media reported. I could've told them that years ago. In fact they were told that years ago. TrumPutin coalition is what's best for us. Kettle calling the pot black.......

Trump 'made pardon offer to Assange for Russia denial'Donald Trump offered fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange a pardon if he said Russia was not involved in the leak of Democratic emails, a court has heard. Well done Trump.

Trump adviser Roger Stone sentenced to three years and four months in prison for lying in Russia probeA federal judge on Thursday sentenced President Donald Trump's long-time adviser Roger Stone to three years and four months in prison and said his lies to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election amounted to a threat to American democracy. The fashion police are asking for a longer sentence

US briefing hears Russia is meddling in 2020 electionRussia is interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get Donald Trump re-elected, US intelligence officials have warned politicians in a briefing that angered the president, who then replaced his intelligence chief, US media reported. I could've told them that years ago. In fact they were told that years ago. TrumPutin coalition is what's best for us. Kettle calling the pot black.......

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