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Reports: Trump Knew Russian Assets Were Using Giuliani

US intelligence found Giuliani was the target of a Russian intelligence operation in Ukraine

(Newser) - US intelligence agencies warned the White House that Rudy Giuliani was the target of a Russian intelligence operation, and had contact with Russian assets, while in Ukraine last year, according to reports from the Washington Post and New York Times . Giuliani visited the country in December seeking information he thought... More »

Trump's COVID Comparison Is Deleted by Facebook

He again likens coronavirus to the flu; Twitter flags the post

(Newser) - President Trump returned to an old theme of his on Tuesday morning, one in which he compared COVID-19 to the flu. Facebook, however, soon deleted the post and accused Trump of violating its misinformation policy, reports CNN . Twitter flagged the post and also said it violated rules against "spreading... More »

Joe Rogan on Wildfire Rumors: 'I'm Very Upset With Myself'

Podcast host apologizes for spreading misinformation about fires out West

(Newser) - Comedian Joe Rogan moved his popular eponymous podcast to Spotify at the beginning of the month, and he got things moving last week by making an accusation regarding wildfires near Portland, Ore. "There is a madness going on there," Rogan said during Thursday's podcast, per CNN Business... More »

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