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How The Obama Administration Struggled To Respond To Russian Election Interference05:36
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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) meets with then President Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hangzhou on Sept. 5, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images)
Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) meets with then President Obama on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hangzhou on Sept. 5, 2016. (Alexei Druzhinin/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Washington Post has published an in-depth look into the internal struggle within the Obama administration over how to respond — and alert the public — to Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Washington Post reporter Greg Miller (@gregpmiller) about how and why the administration responded the way it did, and the implications of those decisions.

This segment aired on June 23, 2017.

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