Mr Sanders, a self-styled democratic socialist, is currently considered the front-runner in the race to win the presidential nomination for the Democrats. Facebook said it has not seen any evidence of Russian assistance to Mr Sanders' campaign. Senior intelligence officials also believe Russia has been seeking to interfere in November's election with a view to helping President Trump win. Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump was reportedly angry about the election security briefing Members of the House Intelligence Committee were told that Russia favoured Mr Trump at a closed-door briefing on 13 February. President Trump, speaking at a Nevada campaign rally Friday, suggested the Russian meddling briefing was a "rumour" started by the Democrats. Here we go again," Mr Trump said.
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Foreign Interference Into Western Democracies Starts at Home
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President Trump in India on Tuesday. The president made the comments during a news conference at the end of his two-day visit in India. Before he took the first question from a reporter, Mr. Trump said that he did not plan on saying anything controversial.
American intelligence agencies concluded that Russia, on the orders of President Vladimir V. Putin, interfered in the presidential election. Trump, who complained that Democrats would use it against him.