CNN’s Avlon Smashes Trump’s Claim France Protesters Were Chanting ‘We Want Trump’: ‘Not Even a Little Bit’

‘The parallels between the Russian intervention in Brexit and the Russian intervention in the Trump campaign appear to be extraordinary’

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AVLON: “Top House Democrat Adam Schiff neatly summed it all up: 'The parallels between the Russian intervention in Brexit and the Russian intervention in the Trump campaign appear to be extraordinary.' Before we go, there's another country in Europe where chaos is reigning lately. Widespread protests are tearing up Paris. Without a shred of evidence, President Trump blamed the anti-tax protests, which are basically about income inequality, on the Paris climate accord, and then conjuring up the idea that the protesters were chanting 'We want Trump!' Not even a little bit. But there is evidence that Russia’s fanning the flames here as well with France investigating hundreds of pro-Russian social media accounts promoting the violent protests. In contrast, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov offered this statement with a straight face. 'We have not interfered, and we don’t plan to interfere in the domestic affairs of any country, including France.' That's your reality check."

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