Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump shake hands in front of their nations’ flags ahead of a G20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, on June 28, 2019. | Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images
Trump should really take a look at this Senate report. But he won’t.
The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee just released a report that states the obvious, but in these times is quite damning for President Donald Trump: Russia directed a disinformation campaign during the 2016 election to hurt Hillary Clinton and favor Trump.
The committee has spent three years conducting a bipartisan investigation into the extent of the Kremlin’s interference during the last presidential cycle. It released the first of its findings in July, showing that Moscow-linked hackers likely tried to access election systems in all 50 states.
On Tuesday, the Senate panel released its second set of conclusions focused on Russia’s use of social media during the…