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Facebook VP: Russian Goal Was to Divide, Not to Swing Election

The president cited the social media executive's analysis in a tweet Sunday.

By NTK Staff | 02.18.2018 @11:32am
Facebook VP: Russian Goal Was to Divide, Not to Swing Election

Rob Goldman, the vice president of advertising at Facebook, tweeted Friday that “swaying the election” was not the primary objective of Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, pointing out that much of their ad buys came after the election.

A series of tweets from Goldman argue that the Russians’ main goal instead was division within the United States:

The Facebook vice president slammed the “media narrative of [Trump] and the election,” saying it did not line up with reality:

President Trump cited Goldman’s analysis in a tweet on Saturday:

And the president offered a similar conclusion in a Sunday tweet:

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