JRL NEWSWATCH AUDIO: “Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia Discusses Findings Of Mueller Report”- NPR/ Michael McFaul

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File Photo of Vladislav Surkov with Mike McFaul“MCFAUL: … I’ve actually been dealing with Russian trolls and Russian real people on social media since I was ambassador in 2012, and I think it just underscores how sophisticated this operation was by Russia. I still fear that a lot of Americans have underestimated both their capacity to interfere in our elections and their will to do it. And I applaud Mr. Mueller and his team for providing a fantastic rendering of what they did in the first volume.Ambassador Mike McFaul file photo But they only really looked at two parts of that, and I think there are many other parts that we need to also explore, and then we need to move to prescriptions for how to prevent this in the future.
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MCFAUL: … I applaud those sanctions, and I support the Trump administration for having extended those sanctions beyond what the Obama administration did. But I think now President Trump needs to become involved. … we have this Mueller report fantastically documented for what the Russians did. He needs to speak out vocally and underscore that he knows what they did, and he’s not going to stand for it in the future. …”

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