Russia trolls America with request to monitor polls on Nov. 8
The Russian government requested U.S. states allow foreign officials to monitor polling stations on Election Day, according to multiple reports Thursday evening.
State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner called the Kremlin’s move a “PR stunt,” denying the U.S. refused to let Russian diplomats observe people voting on Nov. 8. But State did denounce the requests, even as Homeland Security Department officials told State attorneys “not to do this,” according to Meg Casper, spokeswoman for Louisiana Sec. of State Tom Schedler. – READ MORE