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- Special counsel Robert Mueller’s indictment Friday of 13 Russian nationals and three organizations paints a stark picture of Russia’s election interference.
- The indictment threw a wrench into President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation is a “hoax” and a “witch hunt” with no justifiable basis.
- The charges will also force the White House to decide whether it will hold the Russian government accountable for its actions, experts said.
The FBI’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 US election took a major step forward on Friday, when special counsel Robert Mueller’s office announced eight charges against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for carrying out social media “interference operations targeting the United States.”
And with the indictment, Mueller dealt a significant blow to one of President Donald Trump’s central claims about the legitimacy of the investigation. See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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