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“Wylie reported that Bannon directed Cambridge Analytica in 2014 to test images and concepts for an American audience relating to Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian expansion, and that Putin was the only foreign leader for whom they conducted this testing.
“I’m not sure who authorized this, because this wasn’t part of the direct group I was managing—but one of the things I had access to is testing that the company was doing specifically on Vladimir Putin and Russia and Russian expansion in Eastern Europe. It was the only foreign issue, or foreign leader, I should say, being tested at the time I was there. I can’t explain why it was that they picked Vladimir Putin to talk about in focus groups or to do message testing or to do models on, and why that would be useful to Steve Bannon. But what I can say is that they were also testing images of Vladimir Putin and asking questions about Russian expansion in Eastern Europe.…..”
Read: Judiciary and Oversight Committee Democrats Release Key Takeaways from Interview with Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Apr 25, 2018 Press Release, Judiciary and Oversight Committee Democrats here: https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2018/04/26/key-takeaways-from-interview-with-cambridge-analytica-whistleblower/