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2016 again? Trump rejects intel reports of Russian meddling

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Friday minimized new warnings from U.S. intelligence experts that Russia is interfering in this year's election campaign, and revived old grievances in claiming that Democrats are determined to undermine the legitimacy of his presidency.
Intelligence officials told lawmakers in a classified briefing last week that Russia is meddling with the hope of getting Trump reelected, according to officials familiar with the briefing.
But Trump pushed back against the notion that Russia is working again to help him win and accused Democrats of trying to...
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Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign'

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that the idea that Russia wants him to win re-election was "another misinformation campaign" launched by Democrats.
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Trump Calls Warning of Russian 2020 Meddling a Democratic ‘Hoax'

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The president said the intelligence finding that Russia was again meddling in a coming presidential election in his favor was a partisan “misinformation campaign.”
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Trump dismisses intelligence official's assessment of Russian preference for him as Democratic ‘hoax'

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In a morning tweet, the president said Democrats were engaged in a “misinformation campaign” as fallout continued from a classified congressional briefing last week.
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Intelligence officials say Russia boosting President Trump's reelection bid

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Intelligence officials have warned lawmakers that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign to help President Donald Trump get reelected, according to three officials familiar with the closed-door briefing.
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‘Hoax!' Trump hits back at latest claims that Russia will ‘aid' his 2020 campaign

‘Hoax!' Trump hits back at latest claims that Russia will ‘aid' his 2020 campaign

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US President Donald Trump has slammed the recently reported claims that Russia will interfere to help him win the 2020 presidential election, saying the rumors are just “another misinformation campaign.”
The New York Times and other media reported on Thursday that Moscow is "aiding" Trump in the upcoming election, citing only anonymous intelligence officials.
Cable networks like MSNBC and CNN instantly amplified the unverified claims, setting in motion another round of 'Russiagate' conspiracy theorizing, almost eleven months after the two-year-long Mueller investigation found no evidence...
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Russia denies backing Trump re-election, critics express alarm

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MOSCOW/WASHINGTON - The Kremlin on Friday denied Russia was interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign to boost President Donald Trump's re-election chances following reports that American intelligence officials warned Congress about the election threat last week.
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Tulsi Gabbard: How Democrats' impeachment campaign helped Trump

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Donald Trump must be defeated: Another four years of him as president would be a disaster. Unfortunately, as I warned, the Democrats' hyper-partisan impeachment process has increased the likelihood that he will be re-elected. After Trump's acquittal in the Senate, his approval rating reached the highest levels since he took office. And the risk that he will win in November is much greater than before.
This was entirely foreseeable.
For years I have stressed the need for our leaders to make decisions based on thoughtfulness and foresight-not just emotion, or what may “feel good” in a given...
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