The Russian meddling in the Democrat primary race between Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was revealed to be a target for Russian meddling. Senator Sanders thinks that the Hillary Clinton campaign was not sharing the information that they had about the Russians. He certainly indicates that Hillary knew a lot more about it than he did.
As Written and Reported By David Rutz for the Free beacon:
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) said Wednesday that he did not know at the time that Russian trolls promoted his 2016 presidential campaign and wondered why Hillary Clinton’s team did not do more to tell voters about the extent of Russia’s election interference.
In addition to their well-known efforts to boost Donald Trump, Russian trolls supported Sanders’ presidential primary campaign, when he mounted a surprisingly strong but ultimately unsuccessful challenge to Clinton, according to special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment from last week.
Mueller’s team indicted 13 Russian nationals and three companies for interfering in U.S. elections from 2014 to 2016.
In an interview on Vermont Public Radio, Sanders took issue with a listener’s question that made it seem as if he knew about Russian bots promoting his candidacy at the time he was running.
“If he was aware that Russians were trying to promote him and divide Democrats against Mrs. Clinton, why did he not communicate this to his supporters?” the listener asked Sanders.
“This was not supporting me any more than they were supporting groups like Black Lives Matter that are fighting for social justice,” Sanders said.
“I did not know that Russian bots were promoting my campaign,” Sanders added. “Russians bots were not promoting my campaign. What we found out is that in April and May, it appeared that there were lots of strange things happening, attacking Hillary Clinton…..
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