U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Press Release

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Statement on Russian Cyberattacks

“Russia’s interference in our elections cannot be dismissed or ignored.”

By - Dec 16th, 2016 12:53 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin today released the following statement on Facebook regarding Russian cyberattacks:

“Yesterday, President Obama said that the United States will respond to Russian cyberattacks that the intelligence community has concluded were part of an effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. I support this response, as I do the order President Obama has given to the U.S. intelligence community to conduct a full review of Russian interference, including cyberattacks, before Inauguration Day.

“Our intelligence community is highly confident that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in espionage meant to interfere with and impact our election, so it is important that their assessments are appropriately declassified and made public, so the American people know more about Russia’s online attacks.

“In July, Donald Trump encouraged Russian interference in our elections and according to media reports he has known for the past 4 months, through intelligence community briefings, of direct links between Vladimir Putin’s government and cyberattacks against America.

“Russia’s interference in our elections cannot be dismissed or ignored. Congress has a responsibility to get to the bottom of this. That is why we need nonpartisan efforts in the Senate to investigate how Putin and the Russian government intervened in our election and sought to influence it.”

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2 thoughts on “Report Suggests Wisconsin Voters Targeted by Collusion Between Trump Campaign, Russian Fake News Operation”

  1. MKE kid says:

    But, but, but: The pizza restaurant that offered “children” as one of its toppings! And the Mars sex slave colony of abducted children!
    Really, who would use these as talking points? And who the heck would be dim enough to believe them?
    Oh wait…

  2. Thomas says:

    I called from a phone bank on behalf of Hillary and Russ 2 times last fall: once 2 weeks before the November election and once 3 days before that election. The primarily African-American respondents to those calls were luke-warm to warm to H & R 2 weeks before the election; most were stone-cold to Hillary 3 days before the election. Russian interference via fake news on social media may partially explain this difference.

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