Russia helped stoke racial hatred in Charlottesville, lawmaker says

Russia helped stoke racial hatred in Charlottesville, lawmaker says

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Emily Zogbi

“[I] asked if Russian intermeddling had to do with fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville. I was told, ‘Yes, it did.’ I asked, ‘Is this information classified?’ They said, ‘No, it’s not.’

“This is what happens, Russian intermeddling is seeking to pit Americans against Americans to undermine confidence in Western-style Democracies,” Garrett continued. “It’s done so in the Baltic states, it’s done so in Western Europe, it will continue to do so.”

https://www.newsweek.com/congressman-garrett-says-russia-fanned-flames-charlottesville-1069644


This is the first time this information has been revealed publicly.

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