Who Needs Russia? Loudest Attacks on US Vote Are from Trump
President Donald Trump, not Russia, has trumpeted a blizzard of thoroughly debunked claims to proclaim that he was the rightful winner of the election.
- Published 20 November 2020
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia didn’t have to lift a finger. In the weeks before the U.S. presidential election, federal authorities warned that Russia or other foreign countries might spread false information about the results to discredit the legitimacy of the outcome. Turns out, the loudest megaphone for that message belonged not to Russia but to President Donald Trump, who has trumpeted a blizzard of thoroughly debunked claims to proclaim that he, not President-elect Joe Biden,…