The report of Special Prosecutor Muller on Russian interference in the 2016 election and US President’s ties with Russia was “the biggest lie ever committed against the American people,” the president said.
The report of Special Prosecutor Robert Muller about Russian interference in the 2016 elections and US President’s ties with Russia was "the biggest lie ever committed against the American people." This was stated by American leader Donald Trump, speaking at a campaign rally in Atlanta (Georgia), Ruptly TV reports.
Trump also referred to a recent statement by former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who accused U.S. House Democrats and Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard, as well as 2016 Green Party candidate Jill Stein, in supporting the Russian government.
“I know that they are not connected with Russia. When they [the Democrats] said the same thing about me (about Trump’s connections with the Russian authorities. - RBC), it took me two years to get out of this situation. It took them two minutes, ”Trump said. According to him, the representatives of the Democratic Party for three years were obsessed with the "crazy" idea of revising the results of the 2016 elections, suggesting by their actions "to overthrow American democracy."
Special Prosecutor Robert Muller investigated the Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election and the conspiracy of President Trump’s campaign headquarters with Moscow. In mid-April, the U.S. Department of Justice published a final report saying that Trump’s campaign headquarters was not in collusion with Moscow, but Russia was still trying to intervene in the elections. Russian authorities have repeatedly denied such allegations.
In early October, the Upper House Congress Committee announced an increase in the activity of social media accounts associated with the media factory. So, after the 2016 elections, Instagram activity grew by more than 200%. The congressmen's report noted that this situation reinforces concerns about foreign interference in the 2020 presidential campaign. The Kremlin considered the US Senate report on interference in the elections to be a “relapse of the old”.