Curiously, Sen. Mark Warner breaks with Dem narrative, says Russian meddling didn’t favor one party

Curiously, Sen. Mark Warner breaks with Dem narrative, says Russian meddling didn’t favor one party
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[Ed. – It’s a good question why Warner is suddenly pensive and coming off as even-handed about this.  He’s done some weird stuff before, too.]

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), vice chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, seems to have strayed from the Democrats’ talking point, reinforced by Obama-era intelligence agencies, that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election specifically to ensure that Donald Trump was victorious.

Warner stated: “This is one where ‎there is no Democratic or Republican ‎answer since clearly the goal of our ‎adversaries was not to favor one party ‎over the other.  It was to wreak havoc and ‎split divisions.”

Warner made those brief closing remarks at the end of Wednesday’s Senate intelligence committee hearing on “foreign influence on social media” that focused significantly on the 2016 election.

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