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‘I think I’d take it’: Trump says he’d accept dirt on an opponent from a foreign government

‘I think I’d take it’: Trump says he’d accept dirt on an opponent from a foreign government

President Donald Trump said in an interview excerpt aired Wednesday that he might take help from a foreign government offering information on an opponent. Trump made the comment to ABC’s …

The Hill

Disinformation campaign far more extensive than previously known: study

Disinformation campaign far more extensive than previously known: study

Russia’s campaign to sway American public opinion on social media during the 2016 campaign was more calculated, far-reaching and sophisticated than previously known

POLITICO

Mulvaney: ‘There is no question’ That Russia attempted to interfere in election

Mulvaney: ‘There is no question’ That Russia attempted to interfere in election

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that Russia definitely tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. “Yes, Russia did attempt to interfere in our election. …

AP NEWS

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fog of misinformation on trade

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s fog of misinformation on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast a fog of misinformation over the U.S. trade dispute with China, floating inaccurate numbers and skewed economic theories as big tariffs kicked in …

Mother Jones

2020 Candidates Aren’t Sure What to Do About Misinformation

2020 Candidates Aren’t Sure What to Do About Misinformation

On April 25, NRATV, the media arm of the National Rifle Association, aired a segment in which host Grant Stinchfield alleged that Sen. Bernie Sanders supports giving terrorists the right …

CBS NEWS

Russian trolls fueled anti-vaccination debate in U.S. by spreading misinformation

Russian trolls fueled anti-vaccination debate in U.S. by spreading misinformation

Russian Twitter trolls have attempted to fuel the anti-vaccination debate in the U.S., posting about the issue far more than the average Twitter user last year, a study out of George …

New York Times

Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says

Russians Breached Florida County Computers Before 2016 Election, Mueller Report Says

WASHINGTON — In the months before the 2016 presidential election, Russia’s military intelligence agency penetrated computer systems in at least one Florida county government and planted malware in systems at …

Washington Post

The ‘fake news’ is coming from inside the Trump White House – again

The ‘fake news’ is coming from inside the Trump White House – again

National security adviser John Bolton made some news on Sunday. In an interview with “Fox News Sunday,” he denied that the Trump administration paid the $2 million medical bill North …

BBC

Nancy Pelosi clip shows misinformation still has a home on Facebook

Nancy Pelosi clip shows misinformation still has a home on Facebook

Facebook has said it won’t remove a doctored video that makes Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi appear incoherent. One upload of the clip has been viewed more than 2.5 million times …