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Bernie Sanders briefed by U.S. officials that Russia is trying to help his presidential campaign

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MSN.com:

U.S. officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign as part of an effort to interfere with the Democratic contest, according to people familiar with the matter.

President Trump and lawmakers on Capitol Hill also have been informed
about the Russian assistance to the Vermont senator, those people
said, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive
intelligence.

It is not clear what form that Russian assistance has taken. U.S. prosecutors found a Russian effort in 2016 to use social media to boost Sanders’s campaign against Hillary Clinton, part of a broader effort to hurt Clinton, sow dissension in the American electorate and ultimately help elect Donald Trump. 

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