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Sun Apr 7, 2024, 11:53 AM Apr 7

GOP Rep. Mike Turner: Russian propaganda is 'being uttered on the House floor' [View all]

Source: NBC News

April 7, 2024, 10:46 AM EDT / Updated April 7, 2024, 11:25 AM EDT

GOP Rep. Mike Turner on Sunday said that Russian propaganda has taken hold among some of his House Republican colleagues and is even "being uttered on the House floor."

"We see directly coming from Russia ... communications that are anti-Ukraine and pro-Russia messages, some of which we even hear being uttered on the House floor," Turner, the chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence said in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union."

"There are members of Congress today who still incorrectly say that this conflict between Russia and Ukraine is over NATO, which of course it is not," he added.

Turner's office did not immediately respond to NBC News' request for clarification about which members of Congress he was referring to. His comments come on the heels of remarks House Foreign Relations Committee Chair Michael McCaul made this week about how Russian propaganda has taken root among the GOP.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/gop-rep-mike-turner-russian-propaganda-uttered-house-floor-rcna146760

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