State Dept. Spox: ‘Nobody Takes Issue’ with Notion of Russian Election Interference

‘It’s clear Russia meddled in the campaign and election’

State Dept Spox Rebuts Trump: ‘Nobody Takes Issue’ With Notion of Russian Election Interference (Mediaite)

Donald Trump disparaged the Russia election interference “hoax” again today, though it would seem that the president and Heather Nauertare on two different wavelengths on this issue.

The State Department spokeswoman gave an interview today on CNN, and Alisyn Camerota brought up Facebook’s announcement to give Congressional investigators all the information they have about Russian troll farms. Nauert said the State Department will call out Russia for its actions, though Camerota pressed her about whether the department agrees with the president that the Russian pro-Trump 2016 online operation was all a hoax.

“It’s clear Russia meddled in the campaign and election,” Nauert said. “Nobody takes issue with that whatsoever…”

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