Trump says Russia supporting his reelection ‘another misinformation campaign’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that the idea that Russia wants him to win re-election was “another misinformation campaign” launched by Democrats. Trump’s tweet followed media reports that intelligence officials warned U.S. lawmakers … Continue reading Trump says Russia supporting his reelection ‘another misinformation campaign’

Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over ‘platform manipulation’

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg holds a campaign rally in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Ed Kosmicki (Reuters) – Twitter Inc on Friday said it had started suspending and restricting dozens of accounts posting content … Continue reading Twitter suspends group of pro-Bloomberg accounts over ‘platform manipulation’

Bloomberg campaign builds out digital arm Hawkfish ahead of 2020 election

(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign has pumped $25.7 million into the billionaire candidate’s little-known digital arm Hawkfish since he entered the race last November, according to disclosures to the Federal Election Commission. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential … Continue reading Bloomberg campaign builds out digital arm Hawkfish ahead of 2020 election

Sanders’ ‘Trump-like rhetoric’ encouraged vandals, Bloomberg camp says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign on Friday alleged that rival Bernie Sanders’ “Trump-like rhetoric” encouraged supporters to vandalize a Bloomberg campaign office in Tennessee and others across the country. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s Knoxville campaign office is … Continue reading Sanders’ ‘Trump-like rhetoric’ encouraged vandals, Bloomberg camp says

‘Not good enough’ Warren says of Bloomberg’s non-disclosure agreement pledge

WASHINGTON/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose. … Continue reading ‘Not good enough’ Warren says of Bloomberg’s non-disclosure agreement pledge

Sanders blasts Russia after report Moscow trying to boost his U.S. presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Friday warned Russia to stay out of American elections after a newspaper reported U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to help his campaign. Sanders said in a statement … Continue reading Sanders blasts Russia after report Moscow trying to boost his U.S. presidential campaign