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U.S. Senator Says Russian Trolls Were Behind Competing Protests In Houston

U.S. Senator Richard Burr told a hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on November 1 that Russian trolls organized both anti-Islam and pro-Islam protests in front of an Islamic Center in Houston, Texas, on May 21, 2016. Burr, a Republican senator who is also the committee's chairman, said the two sides used separate Facebook pages but were both operated from a so-called troll farm in St. Petersburg. (C-SPAN)