“One of the good features of American life is how distinguished officials don’t simply disappear when they leave office. They remain part of the national conversation.” 1/
For his talk closing #StratComDC, @GenMhayden says he’ll approach his talk as an intelligence officer: “The Russians did it…to mess with our heads ✅ …to Punish Hillary Clinton because [Putin] hates her ✅ …to invalidate & delegitimize the inevitable President Clinton ✅…” 2/
Jul 16, 2018 • 11 tweets • 12 min read
US and European politicians, led by Senators @MarkWarner and @MarcoRubio, came together to call for tough measures to fight foreign interference in our democratic elections.
T: Opening our event with @MarkWarner and @MarcoRubio, @FredKempe says: “This event brings together members of Congress and parliamentarians from both sides of the aisle and both sides of the Atlantic… for a discussion of the Kremlin’s interference in democratic elections.” 1/
.@markwarner: "@POTUS’ actions today were outrageous. The president of the United States sided with Vladimir Putin over the unanimous assessment of the American intelligence community."
McMaster: “President @KerstiKaljulaid and President @Vejonis, what an honor to be here with two great leaders who have been so strong – so strong for their own nations, but really so strong for the West and all of us.” #USBalticSummit 2/