“Rachel Maddow Drops A Bomb: Russia Findings So Damning They Have To Hide Them From Trump” Reply


POLITICUS USA

As Donald Trump and his team continue to insist that the Russia scandal is “fake news,” reporting produced each day shows otherwise.

“How Russia Is Dividing America with Real “Fake News”: The Daily Show”


“Rachel Maddow Sets Trap For Russian Trolls By Creating Fake Online Secession Movement”


POLITICUS USA


Hoping to lure Russian trolls into an online trap, Rachel Maddow announced that she is setting up a fake secession movement, saying that any whiff of American unrest is likely to attract Moscow-based support.
“Let’s create a fake a secessionist movement in the United States on the theory that Russia will support secession of anyone in the West for any reason just because they’d really love for the West to break apart,” Maddow said on Wednesday night.

“These Are The 21 States Russian Hackers Targeted In The 2016 Election”


HUFFINGTON POST

“The Department of Homeland Security told told election officials in 21 states on Friday that Russian hackers attempted to access their voting systems in the 2016 election.

DHS contacted officials in all 50 states to tell them whether they had been targeted. The department declined to publicly name the 21 states hackers tried to breach.”  MORE

“Facebook Reportedly Turns Over Election Ad Data To Special Counsel Mueller”


HUFFINGTON POST

“SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it had found that an operation likely based in Russia spent $100,000 on thousands of U.S. ads promoting divisive social and political messages in a two-year-period through May.

Facebook, the dominant social media network, said 3,000 ads and 470 “inauthentic” accounts and pages spread polarizing views on topics including immigration, race and gay rights.

Another $50,000 was spent on 2,200 “potentially politically related” ads, likely by Russians, Facebook said.” MORE

“Russia probes kick into high gear”


POLITICO

“The congressional Russia investigations are entering a new and more serious phase as lawmakers return from the August recess amid fresh revelations about contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

In the coming weeks, both intelligence committees are expected to conduct closed-door interviews with high-ranking members of the Trump campaign, and potential witnesses could include Michael Cohen, Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr.”  MORE

“FBI HAS REVIEWED FINANCIAL RECORDS RELATED TO TRUMP, HIS FAMILY & TRUMP ORG 1”


“Trump’s firm sought Moscow real estate deal during presidential run”


POLITICUS USA

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s company was pursuing a Moscow real estate deal while he was running for U.S. president in late 2015 and early 2016, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.

The Post report cited people familiar with the proposal and records viewed by Trump Organization lawyers.

The newspaper said investors and Trump’s company had signed a letter of intent to build a Trump Tower in Moscow but the project, lacking land and permits, was abandoned at the end of January 2016, just before the U.S. presidential primaries began, according to several people familiar with the proposal.”  MORE

“Rachel Maddow Says The Trump Presidency Is Doomed As Russia Dossier Could Soon Be Verified”


POLITICUS USA

“Trump’s Russia Troubles Grow As Congressional Investigators Want To Question His Secretary”


POLITICUS USA

“The investigations are hitting home for Trump. If he had nothing to do with the Russia scandal, why are investigators talking to his secretary? The answer is that despite Trump’s claims that the collision never happened, his secretary’s name was mentioned by the person setting up the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and the Russian representative.”  MORE