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Sen Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to help denies alleged Russian efforts, his campaign on Friday, after The Washington Post reported that U.S. officials in Moscow have found the race an attempt to intervene in the Democratic primary in his name.

“I worry, frankly, who [Russian President Vladimir] Putin wants to be President,” Sanders said in a statement. “My message to Putin is clear: stay out of the American elections, and as President, I will make sure that you do.”


According to the Post, officials Sanders ‘ campaign said that Russia will interfere in the work to strengthen the socialist as part of the efforts in the Democratic presidential primary. The story, citing persons familiar with the issue, said President Trump and lawmakers on Capitol Hill were the Russian attempts informed.

“In the year 2016, Russia-the Internet-propaganda to sow division in our country, and my understanding is that you have to do it again in 2020,” Sanders said on Friday. “Some ugly things will be attributed to the Internet and our campaign can’t come from real Fans.”


Before a rally on Friday in California, Sanders was questioned by journalists about the news, said in a video posted on Twitter by a CNN reporter, he was informed about the Russian intervention “about a month ago.”

Asked why the message of the briefing is only now, Sanders replied, “I’ll let you guess,” adding that it is “a day before the Nevada caucus.”

“Why do you think it came out? The Washington Post was,” said Sanders, who has a sharp of the paper-holder Jeff Bezos criticized. “Good Friends”.

Meanwhile, Mike Bloomberg campaign for President had some fun at the expense of Sanders to tweet a message in the Russian language, the feel roughly translates to “the burning.”

Late Thursday, The New York Times reported that intelligence officials told lawmakers in a classified briefing last week that Russia’s interference is chosen in the hope that President Trump again. But Trump has pushed back against the reports, claiming Democrats are pushing a “disinformation campaign” in the hope of damaging politically to him.

On Friday, Trump’s campaign spokesman, Tim Murtaugh, tweeted: “We condemn and reject the interference in American elections in any form.”

Sanders, although it is not alleged that the Trump management, against the efforts of Russia.

“In contrast to Donald Trump, I don’t think Vladimir Putin is said to be a good friend,” Sanders. “He is an autocratic thug, who tries to destroy democracy and crush dissent in Russia.”

“Let’s be clear,” Sanders adds: “the Russians want to undermine the American democracy by parts of the us and, unlike the current President, I stand firmly against their efforts, and every other foreign power that wants to interfere in our election.”

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday that the latest accusations for “paranoid reports, it is, unfortunately, more and more, as we get closer to the elections [in the US]. Of course, you have nothing to do with the truth.”


U.S. intelligence services say that Russia intervened in the election of 2016, through social media campaigns, and by stealing and distributing E-Mails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. Intelligence officials say that Russia was trying to boost trump in the campaign and show the chaos in the American political process.

Fox News’ Andrew Craft, Joseph A. Wulfsohn, and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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