US Senate finds no proof of Russian meddling in 2016 presidential election

Summary

The US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence said in a report on Thursday that it had found no evidence any votes were changed in the 2016 presidential election.

Attempts by US investigators to prove any of the claims about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election have been an abject failure.

Disproof

Recurring pro-Kremlin narrative denying Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

The article deliberately conflates "changing votes" with "Russian interference," although the former is a very specific instance of the latter. The 67-page report issued by the US Senate is only the latest set of evidence proving Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. It follows Robert Mueller's report from March 2019 and the US intelligence community's assessments dating back to January 2017.

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publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 160
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 25/07/2019
  • Language/target audience: English
  • Country: US, Russia
  • Keywords: election meddling, Robert Mueller, Manipulated elections/referendum
  • Outlet: Sputnik News
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