Intelligence Officials Claim Russia Is Trying to Influence the 2024 Elections in Favor of Trump

Intelligence Officials Claim Russia Is Trying to Influence the 2024 Elections in Favor of Trump


Senior U.S. intelligence officials have decided to weigh in on the 2024 presidential election, warning Russia is seeking to influence the outcome on behalf of former President Donald Trump.

The warning comes as President Joe Biden struggles to unite the party behind his candidacy after a disastrous debate performance where he struggled to complete his thoughts and sentences.

The intelligence officials — who briefed reporters on background earlier this week — said Russia was trying to influence the election via covert social media use and other online propaganda efforts.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Russia was seeking to influence specific voting groups “including those in swing states,” promote divisive narratives and denigrate specific politicians, but declined to say who those voting groups or politicians

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