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Russia backs Trump re-election, and he fears Democrats will exploit it

 

February 21, 2020

Evan Vucci – Associated Press

The day after the Feb. 13 briefing to lawmakers, President Donald Trump berated Joseph Maguire, the outgoing acting director of national intelligence, for allowing it to take place, people familiar with the exchange said.

WASHINGTON - Intelligence officials warned House lawmakers last week that Russia was interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get President Donald Trump reelected, five people familiar with the matter said, a disclosure to Congress that angered Trump, who complained that Democrats would use it against him.

The day after the Feb. 13 briefing to lawmakers, Trump berated Joseph Maguire, the outgoing acting director of national intelligence, for allowing it to take place, people familiar with the exchange said. Trump cited the presence in the briefing of Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., who led the impeachment proceedings against him, as a particular irritant.

http://www.startribune.com/russia-backs-trump-s-reelection-and-he-fears-democrats-will-exploit-it/568054142/

 

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