Senator Ron Johnson Says Democrats “Ignore Reality” When They Focus on Russia’s Election Interference

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Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), in an op-ed for Fox News, claimed Democrats “ignore reality” when they focus on Russian interference in American elections.

“Ever since the Democratic National Committee server was hacked during the 2016 election campaign, ‘Russian disinformation and interference’ has been the shiny object that Democrats and the mainstream media have used to bamboozle the American people,” Johnson writes. “Because Russia is believed to have exposed the contents of the DNC server, Americans were supposed to focus on the existential threat that ‘Russian election interference’ posed to America — and ignore the anti-Catholic emails and other vile content written by top Democratic operatives and exposed in the incident.” read more

Adam Schiff: Trump Administration is Withholding Intelligence on Russian Interference in 2020 Election

The Trump administration is withholding information about Russia’s attempts to interfere in the 2020 election. Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff made the startling claim in an interview.

Schiff, who is chair of the House Intelligence Committee, spoke to Mother Jones’ David Corn about Russian interference. The California representative warned intelligence agencies are not being candid. read more

Opinion: The GOP is Silent on Russian Interference and Trump’s Dangerous Behavior Because They’re in on it

Media pundits often wonder why Republicans have turned a blind eye to and refused to call out the myriad and fairly well-documented behaviors of both Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin’s Russian government, which gravely undermine the U.S.’s national security, interfere in our election processes, and generally influence the White House to pursue policy that serves interests other than those of the American people. read more

Democrats Must Discuss Public Education to Address 2020 Challenges and Russian Interference

In an interview on Morning Joe after two nights of Democratic primary debates, Colorado Senator and Presidential candidate Michael Bennet pointed out that during those two nights not one question was asked of the twenty candidates regarding educational policy. Indeed, he continued, no question was asked of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential debates. read more

Democrats Irate as Republicans Refuse to Fund Election Security

Republicans in the House of Representatives have put forward a spending bill that excludes new money for election security grants to states, causing an outcry from furious Democrats.

Amid a firestorm of controversy about President Trump’s denial of Russian election interference there was an expectation that the House would fund a bipartisan approach that would help states protect themselves from cyber attacks and other threats to election security. read more

European Report Blames Russia For ‘Information Warfare’

Europeans are now doing what Donald Trump is afraid to do: Accusing Russia directly for spreading fake news and interfering in the governments of western democracies.  They also are taking concrete steps to combat what they say is a rising threat from Putin’s government.  Hopefully Trump and Congress will follow their lead and actually do something to fight back against Russian interference in U.S. elections. read more

Washington Post: America Is Not Prepared For A Russian Attack

On March 22nd the Washington Post published an article about the new spending bill which contained this small item which did not generate a lot of publicity at the time:  “The bill provides $380 million to the federal Election Assistance Commission to make payments to states to improve election security and technology, and the FBI is set to receive $300 million in counterintelligence funding to combat Russian hacking.” read more

New Evidence Emerges That Russian Trolls Kept Romney From Secretary of State Job

According to the Wall Street Journal, Mitt Romney would be Secretary of State if it were not for Russian influence.  

In an article published Thursday morning the Journal reported:

“Weeks after Donald Trump was elected president, Russia-backed online “trolls” flooded social media to try to block Mitt Romney from securing a top job in the incoming administration, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows.” read more