nearvideo Mary Anne Marsh: President Obama did not do enough to protect presidential election
The former President Barack Obama has done more, should have to combat Russian interference, even when the Senate leadership refused to cooperate, democratic strategist Mary Anne Marsh said on Friday that the broadcast of “The Daily Briefing.”
Marsh, who served as a senior adviser to former Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., Fox News host Dana Perino said that she did not do “believe the Obama team and President Obama enough.”
Their comments came after the publication of the Special Counsel, Robert Mueller’s report on the Russian attempts to interfere during the election of 2016. The report brought a renewed focus on how the Obama administration confronted the intervention, a question, President Trump highlighted, on Thursday.
“Everything, what did the Russians, was about the election in 2016, during Obama became President tweeted,” Trump. “He was told, and she has done nothing! Most importantly, the vote was not affected.”
Earlier on The “Daily Briefing,” the former interim Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile, the Ex-President defended. Obama, she says, you could only have so much to do, given that additional efforts, in turn, would have seen how you tried to help, the former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the election.
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The previous government also tried, the Congress for the release of the cross-party statement on Russian intervention in September 2016, but Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., rejected the ability, to say he doubted the intelligence behind this claim.
For Marsh, however, is that not the excuse the former President from further action. “Just because Mitch McConnell, refused to sign a statement — in the end, every President is the commander-in-chief is, and you have to protect our country and our national security,” she said.
“Russia, a foreign country to interfere in our election — may hacking machine, is unacceptable. You can’t worry about what someone thinks, [why] do it,” marsh added.
The Obama administration has tried to address Russian intervention, if it monitors the trump campaign during the election.
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The administration deserves intense criticism from conservatives, although Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., one of the leading figures in the Congress, ” Russia’s investigation, told Fox News previously that the Obama team should apologize.
Swalwell pointed to Müller-report of the he said, “certainly” showed signs of collusion, and “put on a variety of contacts between the Trump campaign and the Russians.”