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Russia Facebook ads targeted more than two states: Senate intelligence chair
October 4, 2017 / 3:20 PM / in 2 months

Russia Facebook ads targeted more than two states: Senate intelligence chair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Richard Burr, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday that Facebook ads bought by Russia-linked entities targeted more than just Michigan and Wisconsin, the two states listed in media reports.

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) speaks to reporters after the Senate approved $15.25 billion in aid for areas affected by Hurricane Harvey along with measures that would fund the federal government and raise its borrowing limit on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 7, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

“There were a lot more states,” he told reporters at the U.S. Capitol.

Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by David Alexander

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