In the News

Mueller reveals US and Europe have a Russia problem

Max Bergmann and James Lamond explain why the results of the Mueller investigation suggest that the United States and Europe should take Russian attacks on democracies seriously.

Authors

  • Max Bergmann
  • James Lamond

America is currently in the dark about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. But the one conclusion that is known and not in doubt is that Russia conducted a massive interference campaign in the 2016 US election in order to help elect Donald Trump. This finding should give both sides of the Atlantic pause.

Last week, William Barr, Donald Trump’s handpicked Attorney General, informed the United States Congress that Mueller has completed his investigation. Barr also provided the American legislators with what he described as Mueller’s “principal conclusions”.

The above excerpt was originally published in The Progressive Post. Click here to view the full article.

The positions of American Progress, and our policy experts, are independent, and the findings and conclusions presented are those of American Progress alone. A full list of supporters is available here. American Progress would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters who make our work possible.

Authors

Max Bergmann

Senior Fellow

James Lamond

Fellow