The highly corrupt Senate Intel Panel, chaired by RINO Richard Burr (NC) released chapter one of its report into Russian interference on Thursday.
67 pages of the unclassified but mostly redacted portion of the report released Thursday said the Russians targeted election systems in all 50 states.
The report claimed that the Russians targeted the 2016 state elections with “unprecedented level of activity” though it also admitted none of the voting machines were manipulated.
Thursday’s report echoed the Senate Intel’s previous findings — no votes were changes and no machines were manipulated by the Russians.
After wasting years and who knows how much money on investigating, the Senate Intel Committee said in its report that Russian intentions for US election infrastructure “remain unclear.”
“Russia might have intended to exploit vulnerabilities in election infrastructure during the 2016 elections and, for unknown reasons, decided not to execute those options,” the report said.
“Alternatively, Russia might have sought to gather information in the conduct of traditional espionage activities” or sought to “catalog” options or potential future clandestine actions, the Senate panel wrote.
Via CBS News:
It concludes that the Russian government “directed extensive activity” against U.S. infrastructure that began as early as 2014 and extended into 2017. State and local officials, the report found, were “not sufficiently warned or prepared” about attacks from a hostile government power at the time
Thursday’s report documented some known but startling details that, since 2016, have come to light. An early personal assessment that Russians had attempted to intrude in all 50 states, offered by President Obama’s cybersecurity coordinator, Michael Daniel, was later “bolstered” by intelligence, the report said. It also detailed Russian requests — made formally via the State Department but also “outside diplomatic channels” — to send election observers to polling places across the U.S.
It also introduced some new unknowns. In an almost entirely redacted section titled, “Russian efforts to Research U.S. Voting Systems, Processes and Other Elements of Voting Infrastructure,” the lone visible sentence reads, “It is unknown if Tarantsov attended the events.”
The Democrat-media complex continues to claim the Russians are still attacking our Democracy.
Mueller even said Wednesday that the Russians are attacking us still and will interfere in the 2020 election.
Of course this is all just more propaganda and lies from the Deep State-Democrat media complex.
It looks like they are already gearing up for an excuse if Trump wins in 2020.