U.S. officials tell Democrat Sanders Russia is trying to help his campaign: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials have told Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders that Russia is trying to help his campaign, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

Republican President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers have also been informed about the Russian assistance to Senator Sanders, said the Post, which cited unnamed people familiar with the matter.

It was not clear what form the Russian assistance had taken, the paper added.

Article URL : https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-russia-sanders/u-s-officials-tell-democrat-sanders-russia-is-trying-to-help-his-campaign-washington-post-idUSKBN20F2TH

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