.@CarolineLucas: "What these revelations show is that there is something rotten at the heart of our democracy...what I want to see is a proper investigation... it calls into the question the legitimacy of the EU referendum."m #Marr
.@CarolineLucas: calls for a #FinalSay: "It is not a second referendum - it's a first vote on the final deal...So many things were promised that have not come to pass" #Marr
1. So @AndyWigmore of Leave.EU tweets investigative journalist @CaroleCadwalla to let her know she’s been "tagged” in a tweet from Russia’s embassy in the UK. Let’s have a quick look at the background & semiotics of this… <THREAD>
2. Carole has done great investigative work into links between Leave.EU’s Brexit campaign & Russia. Many of the same actors were working for both #Brexit & Trump – the far-right hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer, Cambridge Analytica… theguardian.com/technology/201…
3. Andy Wigmore accompanied Arron Banks to a 6-hr meeting at the Russian Embassy in 2015, invited by a man Banks assumed to be a Russian FSB officer. They gave Ambassador Yakovenko the “inside track” on Brexit. It is not known what was offered in return. buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/ma…
No-one should be receiving death threats, and hope the police track down the so-called "Real 48 per cent" who sent one to Andrea Leadsom. If so, I suspect they will not turn out to be who they claim to be.
Interesting so see that the extreme right wing is seizing on the letters from the so-called "Real 48 per cent" as a great opportunity to start a civil war. Almost as if they had been expecting it.