It’s been tough to keep track of all the allegations, counter-allegations, denials, revelations, leaks, and tweets surrounding the connections between Russia, the 2016 election, and President Donald Trump’s administration. Here’s a quick guide to what we know (and what we don’t).
So, did Russia interfere in the 2016 election?
Yes, according to several American intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin attempted to influence the 2016 presidential election through a campaign of hacking, leaks, and propaganda designed to damage Hillary Clinton and boost Donald Trump. U.S. officials knew about Russia’s efforts as early as August, but said nothing publicly …read more
Source: VICE News