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part 1/4 - #4partRand
@RandPaul consistently advocates for Russia's interests over US values and interests. Why?

In Part 1, the first RUSSIAN INFO ATTACK on a US Election occurs in the presidential race of 2008. #PutinPuppet test?

tl;dr -
Ron Paul's US pres campaign 2008 was a trial run for RUSSIAN ELECTION ATTACK. Rand Paul is elected '12. McConnell puts Rand on ForRelCmte. He appoints pro-Kremlin Dimitri Simes, who in Apr'16 first introduces Kushner and Trump to Kislyak. Rand behaves like an oligarch wannabe.
Part 1 - the Paul elections
Rand Paul worked on his father’s 1988 presidential campaign as the Libertarian candidate. Ron received less than 1% of the vote. They both know what a failed campaign looks like.…
Ron Paul ran again in the 2008 presidential race. Social media was just getting started. Botnets engaged for Paul on MySpace, reddit... even skewing polls.
Russia Today set up a YouTube channel right after Paul's announcement, and was their first US cand. interview, An email-spam driven “money bomb raised $6M - at the time, the largest one-day online fundraising push in election history" and the start of the Tea Party. @LouisAnslow
A @WIRED article at the time stated, “If Texas congressman Ron Paul is elected president in 2008, he may be the first leader of the free world put into power with the help of a global network of hacked PCs spewing spam.” Later Ron Paul wins TX Rep '10.…
@RandPaul runs for KY Sen'12, wins. @washingtonpost credited Ron, saying "without the last name and the financial support of people who backed Ron Paul… the 2010 election would perhaps have been insurmountably steep.” @washingtonpost…
These elections look like an early #PutinPuppet test. In 2007 Russia deployed botnet cyberwar capabilities. Election victories are not gifts – the price to be paid comes afterwards - ask Trump. Read “Ron Paul is Putin’s New Best Friend” by @lucia_graves…
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Jul 22, 2018

part 4/4 - #4partRand
@RandPaul consistently advocates for Russia's interests over US values and interests. Why?

In Part 4, we look at how Paul's behavior has become even more aggressively pro-Russia. Has he become a #PutinPuppet?
Part 4 - Rand Paul on Russia

Rand Paul is aggressively pro-Russia. After a Mar 2018 mtg, the Russian Embassy tweeted text about “improving Russia US relations, restoring…dialogue.” The tweet was deleted and revised, removing “improving” and “restoring.”…
Rand Paul objected to a resolution Jul 2018 to protect US elections from Russian interference, saying “it’s a “waste of time” to hold Putin accountable. “They’re going to interfere with our elections and we also do the same.” @cnn @thehill…
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Jul 22, 2018

part 3/4 - #4partRand
@RandPaul consistently advocates for Russia's interests over US values and interests. Why?

In Part 3, we see that Rand Paul loves the lavish oligarch life, spends campaign donations on himself, and plays with the rich.
Part 3 - Rand Paul as aspiring oligarch

Many feel the US is already becoming like Russia in their corruption, inequality, and limited freedom and opportunity. A few, the oligarchs, control the wealth, and most people are kept poor. This is why Rand Paul's behavior is an issue.
Rand Paul’s salary is $174,000, and net worth $1.3 M (2015)…. But he's raised much more, $31.3 M, in campaign money…. @OpenSecretsDC Have all of those political donations been spent as permitted and donors intended? Apparently not.
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Jul 22, 2018

part 2/4 - #4partRand
@RandPaul consistently advocates for Russia's interests over US values and interests. Why?

In Part 2, Paul appoints Dimitri Simes as for pol advisor, who visits Putin, introduces Kislyak to Trump orbit. McCain vs Paul.
Part 2 - Rand Paul & Dimitri Simes
McConnell puts Rand on SenForRelCmte. Rand names Dimitri Simes foreign policy advisor in '14. Simes speaks at a Kremlin forum, supports Putin on Syria, Putin calls Simes his “American friend and colleague.” @alanagoodman…
Dimitri Simes is the person who first introduces Jared Kushner to Sergei Kislyak in an Apr16 event SIMES HAS ARRANGED so Trump can give a speech. @RyanLizza writes that the meeting is seen as a green light for Russia to further interfere with the election.…
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