Karine Jean-Pierre suggests Russians are using online bots to help Trump by spreading damaging videos from the debate

Karine Jean-Pierre suggests Russians are using online bots to help Trump by spreading damaging videos from the debate


White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre suggested that the Russians might be utilizing online bot-farms to spread damaging debate videos and help former President Donald Trump’s campaign.

Jean-Pierre encouraged the speculation after a reporter’s question on Tuesday during a media briefing.

‘So, that’s a very good question.’

“Do you have any concerns right now that this is the leading edge of any part of a Russian effort to interfere in the election? Has the president been briefed on this?” the reporter asked. “Have you seen any evidence that the Russians or other foreign powers have tried to seize on the debate performance and repeat some of the president’s most embarrassing moments?”

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“So, that’s a very good question,” she responds.

“I

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