Obama Was Warned About Russian Interference In 2014, Did Nothing

A shocking report from Politico reveals that the Obama administration received several warnings that Russia was building up their “its intelligence operations and building disinformation networks” for the purpose of disrupting U.S. elections from 2014-2016, but did nothing to address the threat.

As early as 2014, the administration received a report that quoted a well-connected Russian source as saying that the Kremlin was building a disinformation arm that could be used to interfere in Western democracies. The report, according to an official familiar with it, included a quote from the Russian source telling U.S. officials in Moscow, “You have no idea how extensive these networks are in Europe … and in the U.S., Russia has penetrated media organizations, lobbying firms, political parties, governments and militaries in all of these places.”

As part of the evaluation of what Russia was up to in Ukraine in the spring



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