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Special counsel indicts 13 Russian nationals in Russia investigation
ABC News ^ | February 16, 2018

Posted on 02/16/2018 10:02:48 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

The Justice Department on Friday indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups of violating criminal laws with the intent to interfere with "with U.S. elections and political processes", according to agency.

According to the agency, "the indictment charges all of the defendants with conspiracy to defraud the United States, three defendants with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, and five defendants with aggravated identity theft."

The indictment says that some defendants "communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign" without revealing their association with Russia. The indictment also says the defendants posted negative information about a number of candidates during the last general election.

"Defendants operations included supporting the presidential campaign on then-candidate Donald J. Trump and disparaging Hillary Clinton" his Democratic rival, according to the indictment.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: braking; clinton; election; fridaynewsdump; hillary; hillarylost; mueller; muellerinvestigation; muelleroutofcontrol; muellerrussia; russia; russiansindicted; trump
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1 posted on 02/16/2018 10:02:48 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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Indict all foreigners living abroad.


2 posted on 02/16/2018 10:04:58 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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Is this Mueller?


3 posted on 02/16/2018 10:05:20 AM PST by vette6387
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Wait. They posted bad things about hillary and good things about trump? So, when are they going to start rounding US up?


4 posted on 02/16/2018 10:05:35 AM PST by robroys woman (So you're not confused, I'm male.)
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Yes, Mueller. This sleazeball knows no shame.


5 posted on 02/16/2018 10:05:42 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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6 posted on 02/16/2018 10:05:48 AM PST by Red Badger (Wanna surprise? Google your own name. Wanna have fun? Google your friends names......)
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To: vette6387

Yes.


7 posted on 02/16/2018 10:05:53 AM PST by miss marmelstein
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"communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign"

And where's the collusion?

8 posted on 02/16/2018 10:06:06 AM PST by Brandonmark (Made America Great Again! 11.08.2016 - A DAY OF RENEWAL)
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Oh, goody.

Another six months of RussiaRussiaRussia! ranting on the news.


9 posted on 02/16/2018 10:06:25 AM PST by Pravious
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Sois that Adam Schiff’s evidence of Trump colluding with Russia? Bwaaahhhhhhh....

“The indictment says that some defendants “communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign” without revealing their association with Russia. The indictment also says the defendants posted negative information about a number of candidates during the last general election.”


10 posted on 02/16/2018 10:06:41 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("You can avoid reality, but you can't avoid the consequences of avoiding reality.")
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“”Defendants operations included supporting the presidential campaign on then-candidate Donald J. Trump and disparaging Hillary Clinton” his Democratic rival, according to the indictment.”

LOL, then I should be indicted too. I disparage Hitlery everyday and support Trump. I guess this is the best the dog and pony sow could come up...


11 posted on 02/16/2018 10:06:49 AM PST by beergarden
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You're kidding right?

12 posted on 02/16/2018 10:07:01 AM PST by McGruff (#ObamaGate)
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Why are muslims not being indicted for killing thousands in our country?


13 posted on 02/16/2018 10:07:15 AM PST by raiderboy ( "...if we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall" DJTwe hav)
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Communicated “with unwitting agents of the Trump campaign”... that’s a crime?


14 posted on 02/16/2018 10:07:27 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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So posting negative information about candidates on the web is now a crime?


15 posted on 02/16/2018 10:07:33 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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How, exactly, is this a crime? How is this different from Obama going to London to interfere in THEIR vote on BREXIT?


16 posted on 02/16/2018 10:08:00 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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Wire fraud and identity theft?

Really?


17 posted on 02/16/2018 10:08:00 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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But make sure we extend to them all of our constitutional rights first!


18 posted on 02/16/2018 10:08:00 AM PST by shotgun
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Maybe this is Mueller’s exit ramp.

Russians did some stuff. But the Trump people did not know who they were or what they were up to.


19 posted on 02/16/2018 10:08:13 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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HOW COVENIENT!!! THIS will knock off ALL stories about the FBI’s INCOMPETENCE in the Nikolas Cruz mass killing of kids!


20 posted on 02/16/2018 10:08:25 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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