key Senate panel endorses finding that Russia attacked 2016 election

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In rebuke to Trump, key Senate panel endorses finding that Russia attacked 2016 election

WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee, rejecting doubts conveyed by President Trump as recently as last week, has become the latest body to officially conclude that the Russian government conducted a wide-ranging campaign — including cyberattacks — to influence the 2016 presidential election.
The only outlier continues to be the president who, in a tweet written shortly after the announcement he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin this month at a summit in Helsinki, once again cast doubt on the findings of his own government.

…. “Russia continues to say they had nothing to with meddling in our Election!” Trump tweeted on June 28.

How is it that everyone but Trump knows that Russia meddled in the election?
 
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Senate panel upholds finding that Russia backed Trump, contradicting House

Senate panel upholds finding that Russia backed Trump, contradicting House
The Senate Intelligence Committee has unequivocally upheld the conclusion of the intelligence community that Russia developed a "clear preference" for then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 election and sought to help him win the White House.

The assessment, announced in an unclassified summary released Tuesday, represents a direct repudiation of the committee's counterpart in the House - and of President Trump himself, who has consistently rejected assertions that Moscow sought to bolster his candidacy.

"The Committee has spent the last 16 months reviewing the sources, tradecraft and analytic work underpinning the Intelligence Community Assessment and sees no reason to dispute the conclusions," said Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said in a statement .

The so-called "intelligence community assessment," or ICA, is a "sound intelligence production," according the Senate panel.

"A body of reporting, to include different intelligence disciplines, open source reporting on Russian leadership policy preferences, and Russian media content, showed that Moscow sought to denigrate Secretary Clinton," the unclassified summary reads.

The ICA relied not only on public Russian leadership commentary and state media reports, but also "a body of intelligence reporting to support the assessment that Putin and the Russian Government developed a clear preference for Trump," the committee found.

Senate investigators also rejected the notion that the ICA was inappropriately influenced by politics, as some of Trump's supporters have alleged.
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In yet another contradiction to Trump allies claims, the Senate panel also found that a piece of Democratic-funded opposition research known as the Steele dossier did not "in any way the analysis in the ICA - including the key findings."

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In rebuke to Trump, key Senate panel endorses finding that Russia attacked 2016 election






How is it that everyone but Trump knows that Russia meddled in the election?
As Friday13 points out, not only did the Senate panel conclude that Russia did indeed meddle in our election, but that they did so with the precise intent of helping Donald Trump to win.

That makes this a watershed moment for the American Republic. On the eve of our 242nd anniversary of our Declaration of Independence, we are given further confirmation----as if we needed any----that a hostile foreign power intervened in our last election, on the side of the man who is now sitting in the White House, making decisions ALLEGEDLY on behalf of OUR nation, but which all too often seem to benefit RUSSIA.
 
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HayJenn

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As Friday13 points out, not only did the Senate panel conclude that Russia did indeed meddle in our election, but that they did so with the precise intent of helping Donald Trump to win.

That makes this a watershed moment for the American Republic. On the eve of our 242nd anniversary of our Declaration of Independence, we are given further confirmation----as if we needed any----that a hostile foreign power intervened in our last election, on the side of the man who is now sitting in the White House, making decisions ALLEGEDLY on behalf of OUR nation, but which all too often seem to benefit RUSSIA.
Agree. And just goes to show you what a clown Nunes is.

How odd that no Dear Leader supporters apparently want to hear this news.
 
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What happened to Devin Nunes? We have not seen him sopince the Democratic House Report came out!

Do we need an Amber alert? Maybe an orange one.
 

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Does it go anywhere from here?

Given all the puzzle pieces, I would have been surprised if they hadn't reached that conclusion.