Skip to comments.Hillary and Lamar: A Meeting of Minds on Russian Collusion
Posted on 03/06/2018 7:49:09 AM PST by Twotone
Americas anti-fracking enviros had a strange benefactor.
While allegations of the Donald Trump campaign colluding with Russians to alter the presidential election outcome remain unproven at best, a clear money trail and U.S. intelligence reports demonstrate Russias active campaign of funding U.S. environmental groups.
On March 1, U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committees chairman, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), released a report on Russias Social Media Meddling in U.S. Energy Markets. The report details Russias motives in interfering with U.S. energy markets, influencing domestic energy policy, and manipulation of Americans via social media propaganda.
This report reveals that Russian agents created and spread propaganda on U.S. social media platforms in an obvious attempt to influence the U.S. energy market, Smith said in a press release. Russia benefits from stirring up controversy about U.S. energy production. U.S. energy exports to European countries are increasing, which means they will have less reason to rely upon Russia for their energy needs. This, in turn, will reduce Russias influence on Europe to Russias detriment and Europes benefit. Thats why Russian agents attempted to manipulate Americans opinions about pipelines, fossil fuels, fracking and climate change. The American people deserve to know if what they see on social media is the creation of a foreign power seeking to undermine our domestic energy policy.
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That’s the first thing that popped into my mind when I read the title.
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