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Bipartisan Senate report describes 2016 Trump campaign eager to accept help from foreign power

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In a thousand-page bipartisan report released Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee said the Trump administration obstructed its investigation with "novel claims" of executive privilege. It painted a portrait of a Trump campaign eager to accept help from a foreign power in 2016.

The Senate report, the most detailed account to date of the Trump campaign's embrace of Russian election interference, also asserted that the allegations that Ukraine interfered in the election — which President Donald Trump perpetuated — originated with Russian intelligence agencies.

Bipartisan Senate report describes 2016 Trump campaign eager to accept help from foreign power

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Among the key findings:

*That then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort was working with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian intelligence officer, and sought to share internal campaign information with Kilimnik. The committee says it obtained "some information suggesting Kilimnik may have been connected" to Russia's 2016 hacking operation.

*That Trump and senior campaign officials sought to obtain advance information on WikiLeaks' email dumps through Roger Stone, and that Trump spoke to Stone about WikiLeaks, despite telling the special counsel in written answers he had "no recollections" that they had spoken about it.

*That Russian-government actors continued until at least January 2020 to spread disinformation about Russia's election interference, and that Manafort and Kilimnik both sought to promote the narrative that Ukraine, and not Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

*That Russia took advantage of the Trump transition team's inexperience and opposition to Obama administration policies "to pursue unofficial channels," and it's likely that Russian intelligence services and others acting on the Kremlin's behalf exploited the Transition's shortcomings for Russia's advantage.

*That the FBI may have been victim to Russian disinformation coming through intelligence sources such as the Trump dossier author Christopher Steele.

*And that campaigns, political leaders and other influential Americans must be even more diligent in the future not to fall victim to Russian interference, given the extent of Russia's efforts and successes to reach campaign operatives in 2016.

The fact that the Trump campaign avoided the label of criminal conspiracy suggests a razor's edge of semantics that could split an atom. Which is, of course, what we all knew back when the (oft-redacted) Mueller report came out.
 

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Didn't Trump ask foreign nations to interfere on his behalf?
 

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Didn't Trump ask foreign nations to interfere on his behalf?

Since Mueller concluded no criminal conspiracy, you're required to forget that, along with the Tower meeting and Manafort working with Konstantin Kilimnik, and Trump lying about his business plans in Russia in spite of claiming he had no business interests there.

Shut up about all that and go drink beer instead.
 

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In a thousand-page bipartisan report released Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee said the Trump administration obstructed its investigation with "novel claims" of executive privilege. It painted a portrait of a Trump campaign eager to accept help from a foreign power in 2016.

The Senate report, the most detailed account to date of the Trump campaign's embrace of Russian election interference, also asserted that the allegations that Ukraine interfered in the election — which President Donald Trump perpetuated — originated with Russian intelligence agencies.

Bipartisan Senate report describes 2016 Trump campaign eager to accept help from foreign power

Who'd have thunk?

You do realize that 2016 is over and this doesn't provide any valid reason to vote for Biden as Biden is the alternative to Trump. Seems we have a new power in Biden's corner, China and its 1.4 billion people. Where is your bipartisan outrage

U.S. Intelligence: China Opposes Trump Reelection; Russia Works Against Biden : NPR
 

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Amazing how the Tariffs against China are now ignored by the left

Is it?

In December 2019 Trump halted threatened tariffs against China and partially rolled back some existing ones. He de-escalated the issue. Maybe that has something to do with it? :roll:
 

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So many lies exposed. So many. :lamo

Bipartisan report from a committee controlled by Republicans

The problem is that the Senate just doesn't have real Americans like Trey Gowdy, Devon Nunes, and Jim Jordan. :lamo
 

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In before a very specific poster shows up to crap disinformation all over the thread.
 

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Among the key findings:

*That then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort was working with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian intelligence officer, and sought to share internal campaign information with Kilimnik. The committee says it obtained "some information suggesting Kilimnik may have been connected" to Russia's 2016 hacking operation.

*That Trump and senior campaign officials sought to obtain advance information on WikiLeaks' email dumps through Roger Stone, and that Trump spoke to Stone about WikiLeaks, despite telling the special counsel in written answers he had "no recollections" that they had spoken about it.

*That Russian-government actors continued until at least January 2020 to spread disinformation about Russia's election interference, and that Manafort and Kilimnik both sought to promote the narrative that Ukraine, and not Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

*That Russia took advantage of the Trump transition team's inexperience and opposition to Obama administration policies "to pursue unofficial channels," and it's likely that Russian intelligence services and others acting on the Kremlin's behalf exploited the Transition's shortcomings for Russia's advantage.

*That the FBI may have been victim to Russian disinformation coming through intelligence sources such as the Trump dossier author Christopher Steele.

*And that campaigns, political leaders and other influential Americans must be even more diligent in the future not to fall victim to Russian interference, given the extent of Russia's efforts and successes to reach campaign operatives in 2016.

The fact that the Trump campaign avoided the label of criminal conspiracy suggests a razor's edge of semantics that could split an atom. Which is, of course, what we all knew back when the (oft-redacted) Mueller report came out.

Mantafort was a "grave intelligence threat".

Amazing how many do not see the utter corruption under Trump.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/nati...-top-table-high_intel-11am:homepage/story-ans
The Senate Intelligence Committee report states that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort worked with a Russian intelligence officer “on narratives that sought to undermine evidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. election,” including the idea that Ukrainian election interference was of greater concern.

The report states that a Russian attorney who met with Manafort, the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., and his son-in-law Jared Kushner at Trump Tower in 2016 had “significant connections” to the Kremlin. The information she offered to them was also “part of a broader influence operation targeting the United States that was coordinated, at least in part with elements of the Russian government,” the report states.
 

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You do realize that 2016 is over and this doesn't provide any valid reason to vote for Biden as Biden is the alternative to Trump. Seems we have a new power in Biden's corner, China and its 1.4 billion people. Where is your bipartisan outrage

U.S. Intelligence: China Opposes Trump Reelection; Russia Works Against Biden : NPR

Russian interference and influence with Trump are as real today as they were then

Now try and stay on topic.

And no ffn graphs on economics OK
 

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So China prefers Biden to Trump because they consider Trump too "unpredictable." That's your equivalence to 2016? M'kay.

Being unpredictable is a bad thing?? Appeasement of China a good thing? You keep buying the leftwing spin regarding the 2016 elections while ignoring that Trump's results didn't benefit Russia or China. Trump is the first President to actually address China's currency manipulation and intellectual property theft. The U.S. won that tariff war and that really seems to bother the left

There is a real left wing naive approach to foreign policy, being unpredictable is an outstanding way of dealing with our enemies and potential enemies
 

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Trump Republicans won't care.
 

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So many lies exposed. So many. :lamo

Bipartisan report from a committee controlled by Republicans

Bipartisan report? Are you really this anti American? You are so naive and gullible that you believe 1.4 billion Chinese have zero impact on you as an American but that the President of the United States has personally hurt you and your family? Wow, talk about gullible individuals who truly hate this country
 

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In a thousand-page bipartisan report released Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee said the Trump administration obstructed its investigation with "novel claims" of executive privilege. It painted a portrait of a Trump campaign eager to accept help from a foreign power in 2016.

The Senate report, the most detailed account to date of the Trump campaign's embrace of Russian election interference, also asserted that the allegations that Ukraine interfered in the election — which President Donald Trump perpetuated — originated with Russian intelligence agencies.

Bipartisan Senate report describes 2016 Trump campaign eager to accept help from foreign power

Who'd have thunk?

The cult will have to wait until Rush and Sean tell them what to think and say.
 

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This should take some of the air out of the sails of the Durham Report (it's coming any day now, really--right around the corner) if he tries to satisfy Barr's determination to smear the FBI's investigations in 2016.
 

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Russian interference and influence with Trump are as real today as they were then

Now try and stay on topic.

And no ffn graphs on economics OK

You tell me exactly what Russia got by supporting Trump? From what I can see a Stronger NATO, stronger U.S. Military, stronger U.S. economy doesn't help Russia at all. For that supposed help it was a terrible return on investment for Russia although the real benefit for Russia is the chaos that you radicals are thrusting on the American people

The Myth that Won't Die: Donald Trump as Russia's Puppet | Cato Institute


'''Tariffs worked,''' says Jim Cramer, praising Trump on China trade deal
 

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This should take some of the air out of the sails of the Durham Report (it's coming any day now, really--right around the corner) if he tries to satisfy Barr's determination to smear the FBI's investigations in 2016.

In two months: "It's official: low level FBI lawyer definitely pleads guilty to altering email."
 

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Is it?

In December 2019 Trump halted threatened tariffs against China and partially rolled back some existing ones. He de-escalated the issue. Maybe that has something to do with it? :roll:

Because farmers were getting destroyed by the bone-head, dumb-**** move.
 
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