Daily Archives: Sat, Jan 20th, 2018


Twitter Notified Republican Senator John Cornyn That He Interacted With Content Linked To Russian Government During The 2016 Election

At least one Republican lawmaker engaged with Russia-linked content on Twitter during the 2016 election. On Saturday, Texas Sen. John Cornyn tweeted a screenshot of an email the social networking platform had sent notifying him of the fact that he’d been one of the hundreds of thousands to have interacted with Russian content. The message…


The NRA Is Being Investigated For Potentially Accepting Money From A Putin-Connected Banker To Help Trump’s Campaign

The FBI is looking into whether a Russian banker with close ties to Putin and the Kremlin sent money to the National Rifle Association (NRA) during the presidential campaign to help push Trump to victory. The NRA spent an estimated $30 million supporting the Trump campaign, and as the original McClatchy report notes, it’s against…


A Bunch of Russian Bot Accounts Are Pushing #ReleaseTheMemo On Twitter

Russian bots are busy at work promoting the GOP’s latest attempt to discredit the investigation looking into whether Trump colluded with the Russian government to sway the 2016 election. According the website Hamilton 68, which tracks the Twitter activity of propaganda accounts and bots linked to Russia, the hashtag #ReleaseTheMemo was tweeted 3,916 times on…

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