Tell Congress to Loudly Oppose Trump’s Treason in Helsinki

Tell Congress to Loudly Oppose Trump’s Treason in Helsinki

Your Action

Call your senators and House representative at (202) 224-3121 and demand they publicly condemn Trump’s treason.

Background

At his Helsinki press conference today, Trump sided with Putin against the US intelligence community, the FBI, and the findings of two Congressional committees. He ranted about insane conspiracy theories while standing on stage with a murderous dictator who continues to attack America.

Former U.S. intelligence heads condemned his remarks and former CIA head John Brennan called it treasonous. Congress, and especially Republicans, must publicly condemn Trump’s treasonous statements.

Our democracy is at stake.

Script

This is [NAME] and I’m a constituent in [ZIP].

Sen/Rep [____] must publicly condemn Trump’s treasonous statements in Helsinki.

Trump eliminated any doubt that he is compromised in siding with a murderous autocrat over his intelligence heads, U.S. law enforcement and the conclusions of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees.

The very existence of our democracy is at stake.


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Your Action

Call your senators and House representative at (202) 224-3121 and urge them to pass the P.A.V.E. Act to require states to use paper ballots and conduct mandatory audits.
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The Propaganda Schemes of TrumpPutinism

Illustration by Sean McCabe appeared in May/June 2016 Politico Magazine

By Kseniya Kirillova

This piece was originally published in Euromaiden Press.

While analyzing all that is happening today in the United States, I’ve often noticed the striking similarity between the behavior and propaganda of Trump with his entourage and Putin’s Russia. The similarities are so obvious that sometimes it seems that Trump and his team’s methodologies were written in Moscow.

Renown Russian opposition politician and former world chess champion Garry Kasparov recently described the typical game plan that an autocratic leader follows when he gets caught “red-handed.” This is what it looks like:

  1. Deny, lie, slander.
  2. Claim that it was a misunderstanding.
  3. Boast and jeer: “And what are you going to do about it?”

Now I will try to illustrate the similarity in the propaganda strategies of “Putinism” and “Trumpism” using specific examples.
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Note: This vote is now over.

Your Action

Call your senators at (202) 224-3121 and ask them to vote ‘NO’ on the nomination of Brian Benczkowski (Bench-Cow-Ski) to head the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division.
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Russia’s Continuing U.S. Intervention

Trump and Putin meet at the APEC Summit in Vietnam.

By Kseniya Kirillova

This piece was originally published in DefenceReport.

On 16 February, special prosecutor Robert Mueller charged 13 Russian citizens with interfering in the 2016 US presidential election. The indictment reads almost like a crime novel and describes in detail how the “troll factory” tried to influence public opinion in America.  It lists the use of fake accounts created with the stolen identities of the US citizens, information about specific actions, including the amounts allocated to them, etc. Most importantly, the text of the indictment plainly states that since February 2016 Kremlin operatives had focused on supporting two presidential candidates: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, and then, once the primaries were over, only Donald Trump.

The cover page of Special Counsel Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russian citizens.

In fact, there is nothing surprising in this document. Of course, before the publication of the indictment, we did not know the exact sums or names of the defendants, and not all of the fake accounts used by Russian special services were known. However, for anyone who closely followed the course of the election campaign, it was obvious that the Kremlin was doing all in its power to advance its candidate. Let’s try to list some of the most obvious signs that we had previously brought to public attention and which fully corroborate the investigation findings.
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