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Democrats are pointing the finger at Russia over Facebook’s new disclosure of a political influence campaign ahead of the midterm elections.
The social media giant disclosed Tuesday that it had removed 32 pages and accounts on Facebook and Instagram linked to a coordinated political influence campaign, uncovered through its broader investigation into election interference triggered by Russian meddling in 2016.
The article goes on to state the following:
And while Facebook hasn’t been definitive in blaming Russian actors for the new campaign, Democrats aren’t being shy about attributing the effort to Moscow.
Sen. Mark Warner (Va.), the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the revelation is “further evidence that the Kremlin continues to exploit platforms like Facebook to sow division and spread disinformation.”
House Intelligence Committee ranking member Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Tuesday that the disclosure “demonstrates what we’ve long feared: that malicious foreign actors bearing the hallmarks of previously identified Russian influence campaigns continue to abuse and weaponize social media platforms to influence the U.S. electorate.”
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