Putin, Russia tried to assist elect Trump, Senate committee says!

Putin, Russia tried to help elect Trump, Senate committee says
Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Brief The Media On Russia Investigation - Putin, Russia Tried To Assist Elect Trump, Senate Committee Says!

Putin, Russia Tried To Assist Elect Trump, Senate Committee Says!

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chair Mark Warner say they belief the conclusions of the Intelligence Neighborhood Evaluation.

Putin, Russia Tried To Assist Elect Trump, Senate Committee Says!


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A Senate committee on Wednesday backed US intelligence businesses and their findings that Russia interfered with the 2016 US presidential election in an effort to elect then candidate Donald Trump.

Putin, Russia Tried To Assist Elect Trump, Senate Committee Says!

“Committee workers have spent 14 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft, and analytic work, and we see no purpose to dispute the conclusions,” Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, a Republican, stated in a statement

Putin, Russia Tried To Assist Elect Trump, Senate Committee Says!

The Senate committee’s findings conflict with a report final month from Republican members of the Home Intelligence Committee that discovered “no evidence” of Trump campaign collusion. It maintained that Russia’s purpose wasn’t to spice up Trump’s probabilities of successful, however fairly to undermine the free elections and unfold discord within the US. 

Wednesday’s assertion on the Senate committee’s conclusions additionally included remarks from Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat from Virginia who serves because the committee’s vice chair, who echoed Burr’s sentiments. 

“After a radical overview, our workers concluded that the ICA [Intelligence Community Assessment] conclusions had been correct and on level,” Warner stated. “The Russian effort was intensive, subtle, and ordered by President Putin himself for the aim of serving to Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton.”

Burr and Warner held a closed listening to on Wednesday to wrap up a overview of the ICA on Russian actions through the election, following a listening to the committee held in January 2017. The workers will end this portion of the report on the Intelligence Neighborhood’s work earlier than submitting it for a classification overview, in line with the assertion.  


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