During the 2016 campaign, Julian Assange and Wikileaks acted to distribute information stolen from servers in the United States by Russian agents.
During the 2016 campaign, Alexander Nix and Cambridge Analytica not only provided data to the Trump campaign, but may have helped Russian agents use propaganda to target voters in critical areas.
So it comes as little surprise that Donald Trump’s favorite data firm made an effort to hook up with Donald Trump’s favorite source of stolen emails.
Nix, who heads Cambridge Analytica, told a third party that he reached out to Assange about his firm somehow helping the WikiLeaks editor release Clinton’s missing emails, according to two sources familiar with a congressional investigation into interactions between Trump associates and the Kremlin. Those sources also relayed that, according to Nix’s email, Assange told the Cambridge Analytica CEO that he didn’t want his help, and preferred to do the work on
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Ask Robert Mercer, who between 2010 and 2016 invested $95 million to install a xenophobic libertarian government. America is truly the land of opportunity where not only can you achieve the American dream, but through hard work and cold cash, you can buy whatever government you want. And if your dreams are big enough and your wealth great enough, you can influence the governments of foreign nations as well.
Ask John McCain, who last year found himself the target of a $600,000 ad campaign funded in part through a $200,000 donation from the Mercer family during his primary campaign. Why McCain? Politico explains that two years earlier …
… McCain and former Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) issued a report that named Mercer’s company as among more than a dozen firms that dodged billions in tax payments through a complicated financial product known as basket offerings. McCain said at the time that companies including Renaissance Technologies played “by a
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