Russian Twitter accounts pushing for release of 'shocking' surveillance memo

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Russian-linked bots on Twitter are pushing for the House Intelligence Committee to release a classified report written by committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA).  Some Republicans believe the report shows political bias in the FBI and the Department of Justice investigation of possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. #ReleaseTheMemo is the top trending hashtag among Twitter accounts believed to be operated by Kremlin-linked groups, according to Hamilton 68, a website which tracks Russian propaganda online. The #ReleaseTheMemo hashtag has increased by 286,700 percent over the past two days and is being used 100 times more than any other hashtag by accounts Hamilton 68 is tracking.


Russian Twitter accounts pushing for release of 'shocking' surveillance memo