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Sen. Warner: Congress ‘Going to Have
to Address’ Dissemination of ‘Fake News’

Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/17/2017 12:15:53 PM

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the ranking member of the Senate intelligence committee, appeared on several Sunday talk shows to discuss the never-ending, constantly expanding investigation into any possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russia. (Snip) “I think the whole role of these social media platforms in terms of disseminating fake news is a policy question that we´re going to have to address,” Warner said. Here is the entire exchange between Warner and host John Dickerson: “Another area that it´s -- it appears you´re interested in is the data operation of the Trump campaign, which Jared Kushner was overseeing. Explain that,”

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And just what do those weasle words mean coming from that Democrat hack? You know when Democrats start blathering on like that it usually involves censoring conservatives. Now he wants to investigate Internet bots? I doubt that he will do that related to those who bombard sponsors when they want them stop advertising shows like Hannity. Where is Richard Burr? Has he permanently gone underground? You would never know he is the leader of that committee because Warner is the only one who appears before the cameras.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 7/17/2017 12:18:40 PM     (No. 11321434)

I suspect he wants to suppress the real news of the internet so the fake news of the mainstream media is all that is available.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: kate318, 7/17/2017 12:22:25 PM     (No. 11321437)

Translatîon: we need to get back to a news monopoly, that is always favorable to dems, with no questions asked.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/17/2017 12:37:36 PM     (No. 11321458)

Inside every modern democrat politician there´s a totalitarian who can´t wait to get out.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dvc, 7/17/2017 1:17:06 PM     (No. 11321494)

Keep you filthy, crooked, stinking Demonrat paws off of the news business!

The only thing Congress could do is make it worse.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Packard Man, 7/17/2017 1:19:45 PM     (No. 11321497)

What does he think has been going on for the past half year or better?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mamafrog, 7/17/2017 1:26:23 PM     (No. 11321505)

There is a difference between political sites which report events and put a decided spin on them and completely fake "news" that circulates on places like Facebook.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 7/17/2017 1:37:05 PM     (No. 11321520)

The only reform that should be undertaken is to make it easier for public figures to obtain legal redress from those who knowingly publish false information about them.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 7/17/2017 1:57:33 PM     (No. 11321548)

This is a direct attack on Trump and his use of Twitter. Make no mistake, the Dems´ ability to control the narrative has been destroyed by Trump´s use of twitter. And the Dems are livid! Nothing new in the Dem approach to limit 1st Amendment rights. Democrats, liberal, anti-progressives hate freedom of speech and will do anything to squelch it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Pinger, 7/17/2017 2:30:29 PM     (No. 11321582)

Perhaps Congress can also address the stupidity of those Americans who get their news from the alphabets and believe everything they see and hear…

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/17/2017 3:07:34 PM     (No. 11321652)

Easy, 1 fake story $100,000 fine, second occurrence, $1M fine, third the outlet AND the reporter(s) are out of business, permanently!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fishbone, 7/17/2017 3:11:43 PM     (No. 11321661)

Unfortunately, I fear that with the help of Fake Republicans (my preference over RINO) these cretins will attempt to censor the conservative outlets.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 7/17/2017 3:23:26 PM     (No. 11321684)

Why? There is nothing congress can or will do about it. Just more grandstanding and time wasting and money down the drain. But, you go, congress critter. Do what you guys do best- Nothing!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 7/17/2017 3:33:41 PM     (No. 11321702)

So is he going to stop creating it? This story is a perfect example of fake news.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lakerman1, 7/17/2017 3:40:07 PM     (No. 11321710)

Warner is a peculiar fellow - as annoying as Kaine. What is wrong with Virginia?

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