NewsOne Now Audio Podcast: Terror Expert Says Russia’s Impact On 2016 Election A ‘Scripted Intelligence Operation’

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Terrorism Intelligence Expert: Russia’s Impact On 2016 Election A ‘Scripted Intelligence Operation’

New intelligence shows Russia’s meddling in the U.S. presidential election was more than just an attempt to sow chaos into the electoral process.

Both Democrats and Republicans are planning to conduct joint investigations while President Barack Obama called for intelligence agencies to review the matter and present their findings to him before he leaves office on January 20th.

President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team have vehemently denied Russia had any role in the U.S. election and has dismissed intelligence reports.

‘Chilling’ Confession: Was Dylann Roof Radicalized By ‘Fake News’?

Prosecutors showed jurors Dylann Roof‘s videotaped confession on the third day of his federal trial for killing nine people in the Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

As part of his confession, Roof said he considered himself a White supremacist, admitted to researching “Black on White crime” and “Black churches” online, which led him to Emanuel.

Roof said the Trayvon Martin case had “woken him up” and he decided to do something about it.

The accused shooter’s defense team has not disputed the facts surrounding the case. Meg Kinnard, political and legal affairs reporter for The Associated Press, told Roland Martin during Monday’s edition of NewsOne Now that Roof’s attorneys seem to be focused on the sentencing phase of the case.

Black Activists Will Have A New Strategy Under Trump, But Goals Remain The Same

As America prepares for President-elect Donald Trump to be sworn in on January 20th, 2017, African-Americans continue to ponder what is next for Black America and how to prepare for a Trump Administration.

One area of concern revolves around criminal justice reform, a topic that seems in opposition to Trump’s proclamation he was the “law and order candidate” during the 2016 election cycle.

Brittany Packnett, co-founder of Campaign Zero, an organization fighting police violence, Vice-President of the National Community Alliances for Teach for America and member of the Ferguson Commission, spoke with Roland Martin on Monday about the path forward for African-Americans in Donald Trump’s America.

Packnett told Martin that just because the administration in the White House has changed, “The commitment doesn’t stop.

All that and more in this edition of the NewsOne Now Audio Podcast

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