Former Vice President Joe Biden was just allegedly attacked. The Russians are being blamed for doing it, but that’s not where the accusations end. This election has already hit a fever pitch.
“The Russians don’t want me to be the nominee,” said Biden on CBS News. “They spent a lot of money on bots on Facebook and they’ve been taken down, saying Biden is a bad guy.”
Biden also took a swipe at Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who currently sits comfortably atop the field of Democrat candidates as the frontrunner for the nomination.
“I have not spoken to the intelligence community, but I think the intelligence community should inform the rest of us who are running what they told Senator Sanders,” said Biden.
In context, Biden is projecting doubt on Sanders’ campaign by drawing a Russia connection — especially since it was reported last week that U.S. officials have briefed Sanders that Russia is trying to help him.
President Trump recently addressed his own experience with Russia, saying it was “disinformation” that Putin wanted to help him win. “Wouldn’t he rather have Bernie, who honeymooned in Moscow?” he said.
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