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Russian Instagram ad promoted Trump rallies in Florida

"Florida goes trump," ad said in promoting events in Daytona, Tampa, Orlando ...
Published Nov. 2, 2017

It seems innocuous, but it's not – a "sponsored" Instagram post promoting Donald Trump rallies in Florida.

The ad is one of the many paid for by Russians and was released by House investigators on Wednesday as social media networks this week sat in the hot seat and tried to explain (and deflect) their role in the manipulation of the 2016 election.

Other ads, also Russian-backed, promoted Trump rallies in Florida. Trump won the state, turning it red after two wins by Barack Obama.

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