Special counsel Mueller: Russians conducted ‘information warfare’ against US during election to help Donald Trump win
- Special counsel Robert Mueller said a grand jury had indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election.
- The defendants allegedly conducted “information warfare” against the United States election process to help Donald Trump win.
- The defendants used fake American personas, social media platforms, and other Internet media to advance their scheme, according to an indictment.
13 Russian nationals indicted by grand jury on election interference from CNBC.
A federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential elections, during which they boosted the candidacy of Donald Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller‘s office said Friday.
The indictment says that a Russian organization called the Internet Research Agency sought to wage “information warfare” against the United States by using fictitious American personas and social media platforms and other Internet-based media.
Talk about a nothingburger.
OK Bob, pack your shit and gtfo.
He has NOTHING.
Three defendants are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud.
Five defendants are charged with aggravated identity theft.
How many millions of dollars has it cost us to discover this huge Russian crimewave?
Mueller just indicted a bunch of Russians for setting up fake social media accounts and buying Facebook ads to say nasty things about Hillary online
How anyone can miss the massive prosecutorial overreach and blatant First Amendment implications of this is beyond me
— Buck Sexton (@BuckSexton) February 16, 2018
This ought to keep the left on life support for a few more weeks.
This was is the big reveal that was supposed to result in Trump being impeached.
h/t The Comedian