Donald Trump ASKED Russia to intervene in the 2016 Presidential Election.
His request was so outrageous that Trevor Noah of Comedy Central dedicated an entire segment to it on his show:
Almost 2 million people have watched this clip of the Comedy Central video of Jul y 27, 2016 regarding Trump’s “Shady Ties to Russia.” Now the CIA had concluded that Russia intervened in the election to help Trump win! It was more than an effort to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system. Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government who provided WikiLeaks with thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and others, including Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman.
“It is the assessment of the intelligence community that Russia’s goal here was to favor one candidate over the other, to help Trump get elected,” said a senior U.S. official briefed on an intelligence presentation made to U.S. senators. “That’s the consensus view.”
The Obama administration has been debating for months how to respond to the alleged Russian intrusions, with White House officials concerned about escalating tensions with Moscow and being accused of trying to boost Clinton’s campaign.
Even some Republicans consider Russian interference with our elections to be dangerous, and worth investigating. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said this:
Maybe that’s the reason the Trump sought her endorsement?