Meddling

  • Trump: Dems defended election integrity until they lost

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again accusing his predecessor of not doing enough to prevent Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump tweets that’s because President Barack Obama “thought Crooked Hillary was going to win and he didn’t want to ‘rock the boat.'” But Trump says...
  • Trump: Putin is ‘insulted’ by and denies meddling accusation

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – President Donald Trump said Russia’s Vladimir Putin once again vehemently denied interfering in the 2016 U.S. elections during their discussions on the sidelines of an economic summit Saturday. Trump declined to say whether he believed Putin, but made clear he’s not interested in dwelling on the...
  • Social media giants stop short of endorsing bill to prevent Russia’s election meddling

    WASHINGTON – Social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google stopped short Tuesday of endorsing a bipartisan bill that would require them to disclose who is paying for political ads that appear on their online platforms. Instead, the companies, testifying before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, highlighted...
  • Hillary Clinton says Trump associates helped Russia meddle in the 2016 election

    CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton says she is now convinced that associates of candidate Donald Trump helped Russia meddle in the 2016 presidential election. “There certainly was communication and there certainly was an understanding of some sort,” Clinton told USA TODAY Monday in a far-ranging interview about her new...