Russia meddled on Trump’s behalf in 2016, bipartisan Senate intelligence report concludes


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Summary generated on August 18, 2020


    WASHINGTON - The Senate intelligence committee concluded that the Kremlin launched an aggressive effort to meddle in the 2016 presidential contest on behalf of Donald Trump as the Republican-led panel on Tuesday released its fifth and final report in its investigation into election interference.

    The Senate panel described its report, totaling more than 1,300 pages, as "The most comprehensive description to date of Russia's activities and the threat they posed." The bipartisan investigation lasted almost three and a half years, much longer than the other probes.