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Hillary and Lamar: A Meeting of Minds on Russian Collusion
American Spectator ^ | March 5, 2018 | Kevin Mooney

Posted on 03/06/2018 7:49:09 AM PST by Twotone

America’s 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 Russia’s active campaign of funding U.S. environmental groups.

On March 1, U.S. House Science, Space, and Technology Committee’s chairman, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), released a report on “Russia’s Social Media Meddling in U.S. Energy Markets.” The report details Russia’s 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 Russia’s influence on Europe to Russia’s detriment and Europe’s benefit. That’s 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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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Mexico; News/Current Events; Russia; US: Arizona; US: California; US: Florida; US: New Mexico; US: New York; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: arizona; california; collusion; energy; environment; ethanol; florida; fracking; hydrocarbons; lamarsmith; maga; methanol; mexico; mtbe; newmexico; newyork; opec; pipelines; russia; tedcruz; texas; venezuela

1 posted on 03/06/2018 7:49:09 AM PST by Twotone
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To: Twotone
Not to be confused with

2 posted on 03/06/2018 7:57:18 AM PST by daler
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To: daler

That’s the first thing that popped into my mind when I read the title.

3 posted on 03/06/2018 8:01:02 AM PST by GMMC0987
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