All the ways RT ‘influenced’ American politics ‒ it’s not what the ODNI thinks, from RT

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

Since RT stands accused by the US intelligence agencies of influencing the election in favor of Donald Trump, it only seems fair to see what RT has to say about it. From RT:

The US intelligence community has released the unclassified findings of its investigation into what it says was Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and RT apparently takes a significant chunk of the blame. Or does it?

We’ve gone through the 25-page report by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), nearly half of which discusses RT’s effects on the 2016 presidential election “by serving as a platform for Kremlin messaging to Russian and international audiences.”

RT began “openly supporting President-elect Trump’s candidacy” during the primaries, according to the ODNI. Meanwhile, RT’s coverage sought to “denigrate” Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and “harm her electability and potential presidency.”

There’s a lot of rehashing of old…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

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