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DNC STRIKES BACK - 2016 Election Meddling

DNC STRIKES BACK - 2016 Election Meddling

"DNC sues Russia, Trump ‘co-conspirators’ over 2016 election meddling" PBS NewsHour 4/20/2018

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SUMMARY:  A lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee alleges that people close to President Trump, and Russian entities, conspired to spread documents that were stolen from the DNC to bolster the Trump campaign.  The Democratic Party set off a similar legal battle after the Watergate break-in.  Meanwhile, the Justice Department has handed over the "Comey memos" to Congress.  Yamiche Alcindor reports.




"Tom Perez on DNC lawsuit: Russian and Trump campaign conspiracy ‘abundantly clear to me’" PBS NewsHour 4/20/2018

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SUMMARY:  In a lawsuit filed Friday, the Democratic National Committee Alleges President Trump’s campaign, WikiLeaks, and the Russian government took part in a massive plot to interfere in the 2016 Presidential election by releasing stolen DNC emails.  Why file the lawsuit while Special Counsel Robert Mueller is still investigating?  DNC chairman Tom Perez joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the decision.




"How the DNC lawsuit could become a powerful tool" PBS NewsHour 4/20/2018

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SUMMARY:  The Democratic National Committee is claiming there was a broad conspiracy to aid Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign by hacking and leaking stolen emails.  How hard will that be to prove in court?  William Brangham gets analysis from Susan Hennessey, executive editor of Lawfare, about why they are suing, the other legal challenges facing the President, and takeaways from the Comey memos.



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