Today he followed up with a more direct and incriminating one, specifically warning that Russia is working to help reelect Donald Trump.
Trump obviously tends to respond with rage at the suggestion that Russia wants him to win, let alone that he is accepting the assistance.
So Evanina’s summary delicately surrounds the revelations about Trump and Moscow with superficially balancing material.
The report highlights three countries that want to influence the election: Russia, China, and Iran.
The report notes that the latter two want Trump to lose, while Russia wants him to win.
This seems intended to let Republicans claim that there is foreign interference on both sides.
Republicans could tell Russia that Russian-controlled media are free to say anything they want, but Republicans aren’t going to launder their propaganda for them. »