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Report: Intel Officials Say Russia Boosting Trump Candidacy

Intelligence officials say Russia is interfering with the 2020 election to try to help President Donald Trump get re-elected, The New York Times reported Thursday.The Times said intelligence officials told lawmakers about the interference in a Feb. 13 closed-door briefing to the House Intelligence Committee. It said the disclosure angered Trump, who complained the Democrats would use the information against him. He berated the outgoing director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, the next day.Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 26, 2019.The Times attributed the report to five …read more

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