Did Ukraine Interfere In The 2016 US Presidential Election?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alexandra Hart & Kristen CabreraDecember 18, 2019 2:35 pm,

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz recently claimed that Ukraine “blatantly” interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Is that a fact? Madlin Mekelburg of the PolitiFact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

Cruz made the claim during an appearance on “Meet the Press,” where he debated with host Chuck Todd about Ukraine’s alleged role in the election. It’s a claim President Donald Trump and some other Republicans have also made.

Hear how Ted Cruz’ claim scored in the player above.


Written by Shelly Brisbin.