The latest puzzle piece in Donald Trump’s Russia investigation has just snapped into place, and it’s going to send Trump and his equally shady team running.
According to a new report by CNN, Russia successfully used Facebook’s ad targeting system to help Trump win the states of Wisconsin and Michigan – which greatly impacted Trump’s victory. CNN reported:
“A number of Russian-linked Facebook ads specifically targeted Michigan and Wisconsin, two states crucial to Donald Trump’s victory last November, according to four sources with direct knowledge of the situation. Some of the Russian ads appeared highly sophisticated in their targeting of key demographic groups in areas of the states that turned out to be pivotal, two of the sources said. The ads employed a series of divisive messages aimed at breaking through the clutter of campaign ads online, including promoting anti-Muslim messages, sources said.”
Thanks to Wisconsin and Michigan, Trump won by a combined 33,400 votes. Russia was able to hone in on Trump’s extremely divisive, racist messages and exploit them to strengthen and grow his fan base – and ultimately win. Now that this information is in, it’s becoming more clear how Russia and the Trump campaign might have worked together to influence the election.
While it’s still unclear who it was in the Trump campaign that was helping Russia to master their voter targeting initiative, things are definitely beginning to take shape. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is already in trouble in the Russia investigation, was in charge of the Trump campaign’s data operation – so perhaps all eyes should be on him.
With this new evidence, Trump’s victory doesn’t seem so surprising after all. It’s about time that this corrupt administration was kicked out of the White House and we had a capable, responsible adult as our President of the United States.
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