Bernie Sanders briefed by US officials that Russia is attempting to help his campaign , U.S. officials have reportedly told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign,
A revelation that follows U.S. intelligence officials briefing Capitol Hill that the Kremlin may also be attempting to help President Donald Trump in 2020 as they did in 2016. Sanders in a statement disavowed any alleged assistance from Russia President Vladimir Putin.
“I don’t care, frankly, who Putin wants to be president.My message to Putin is clear: stay out of American elections,
And as president I will make sure that you do.” The warning about the Russia effort to help Sanders, “I’ll let you guess, one day before the Nevada caucus. Why do you think it came out? It was the Washington Post? Good friends,” he said with a wink.
“What I say to Mr. Putin, If elected president, trust me, you will not be interfering in American elections. “I was told that was happening, I was told a week ago. They said, you know, they’re trying to start a rumor. It’s disinformation.
That’s the only thing they’re good at, they’re not good at anything else, they get nothing done. Do-nothing Democrats,” Trump said. He continued: “That Putin wants to make sure I get elected, listen to this. Doesn’t he want to see who the Democrat is going to be?
Wouldn’t he rather have, let’s say, Bernie? Wouldn’t he rather have Bernie, who honeymooned in Moscow?” Sanders was criticized last week after some of his supporters reportedly threatened members of Nevada’s Culinary Workers Union for criticizing ,