A Facebook employee placed with Donald Trump’s digital runnings during the 2016 presidential campaign was interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, a report said on Friday.
Wired publication , quoting person or persons very well known the issues, reported that at least person or persons with Facebook’s team was interviewed as a part of Mueller’s investigation into possible Russian interference with 2016 presidential election and collusion with the Trump campaign.
The reports stated that Facebook “embedded” staff member within Trump’s digital team are stationed in San Antonio, California, to help with the campaign. They ran as liaisons between the campaign and the social network platform.
While Facebook worked with the Clinton campaign, it did not have any personnel embedded on her team.
The new report comes just after Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the ranking is part of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, asking them to investigate and liberate information behind potential Russian-linked reports that have attempted “to influence congressional act and undermine Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation.”
Facebook has testified in the past in front of Congress, answering questions on how the Kremlin used the platform in an effort to influence the 2016 election.