Mueller Deflates President Trump's Claim That Russia Meddling Was Hoax
Donald Trump has insisted for more than a year that Russians didn't try to get him elected. Special Counsel Robert Mueller put an end to those claims on Friday, declaring definitively that they did.
The full scale of alleged Russian election meddling has been revealed as 13 people were charged and their alleged crimes recounted in remarkable detail. The Russians worked for the Internet Research Agency, a pro-Kremlin troll factory in St Petersburg, and were accused of using social media to undermine the 2016 American election. A 37-page indictment produced by the team of Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation, gives the fullest ever account of alleged Russian interference. It describes how Russian agents created hundreds of social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube to influence the election. Some accounts were created through US...
Fox News host Shepard Smith said Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller's string of indictments against Russian operatives for meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is a stark demonstration that the probe into Kremlin election interference is "the opposite of a hoax."
At a press conference, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks about the indictments of 13 Russian nationals and three companies involved with meddling in the 2016 presidential elections.