Awkward moment for Trump appointee during House Appropriations hearing

Lea Gabrielle, who leads the State Department's Global Engagement Center, has uncomfortable exchanges with Rep. Lois Frankel about finding examples of Russian disinformation.
2:47 | 07/10/19

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I want anxious specifically what is the blurring the lines of Russian propaganda. What and they said what are they basically. What kind of information they Guinea asked specifically what are the details that there are telling their fake news. What do you see. And let me guess and a limit and something to the question. To the Russia's ever use any of our president's statements in their propaganda. So jazz. The Russian interference. In our elections is a hoax. He believes prudent. When it comes to Russian interference. Assists personalize the Russia that Russia towels and their Russia's of course the most expansive and aggressive actor in this basement want to clarify what I did say earlier. Nice either Russia primary Turks primarily targets the US but I mean is costs are allies are western institutions. Those bonds that we have anything that basically undermines. The type of society that they want to happen as far as the lines of effort. You know we we've been seeing make overtly plant false stories the use what impact. Just something gimme couple examples of fake stories of these cases we were talking in generalities and likely not what kind of information there's ready when they say. For example. Well it really depends on on the country in and say I just give me example pick a country and give me an example. Kind. Anybody can help are. I'll helper that had. She is in need help you denigrate yeah. You know that that thing is the its is introducing the Russians are really not pushing a particular narrative other then nothing's true. There you can you can't have any faith in any institution. And lead and democracy can't do I am I I'm just manages to Hadley do what do they say what did they show what did the example and an age when image. Was it. Seventeen was shot down in eastern Ukraine the the Russian narrative on that was that the Americans loaded the plane with a bunch of dead bodies and shut it down themselves and the blame the Russians there's an exam.

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