PBS NewsHour

Reuters: Russian think tank strategized election influence

Clip: 04/20/2017 | 7m 22s

A Russian government-controlled think tank had outlined plans on how to swing the 2016 U.S. election toward Donald Trump, according to a Reuters report Thursday. New documents reveal a strategy of using social media to bolster Mr. Trump and undermine faith in America’s electoral system. William Brangham learns more from former CIA officer John Sipher and Ned Parker of Reuters.

Aired: 04/20/17

Rating: NR

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