U.S. Department of Justice Indicts 13 for Seeking to Sway U.S. Elections
By Jared Pettinato Today, Jared Pettinato, candidate for U.S. Congress in Montana, issued the following statement: On Friday, United States Department of Justice Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted thirteen Russian nationals for trying to sway American elections. The indictment (the legal paper that explains the criminal charges) contends the Russian nationals conspired to “sow discord in the U.S.” and sought “to defraud the United States.” Specifically, the indictment charges that they “created and controlled numerous Twitter accounts designed to appear as if U.S. persons or groups controlled them.” Muller believes those thirteen defendants and their co-conspirators designed and managed YouTube,