Jill Stein takes shot at 'Clintonites' after report of Russian Facebook ad

Jill Stein takes shot at 'Clintonites' after report of Russian Facebook ad
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Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on Wednesday took aim at former Democratic candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFive takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate Trump, Biden tangle over Wall Street ties, fundraising The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump, Biden face off for last time on the debate stage MORE supporters following a report saying Russia purchased an ad on Facebook for Stein during the 2016 election. 

“Clintonites now trying to convince themselves that a corny Facebook ad is the reason their candidate with a 30% approval rating lost,” Stein wrote on Twitter.


Stein’s tweet included a screenshot from a Newsweek article earlier this month that compared President Trump’s popularity to Clinton’s.

The report Stein was referencing, published Tuesday evening in Politico, said there is no evidence that Stein knew about the ad.

“Choose peace and vote for Jill Stein,” the Facebook ad read. “Trust me. It’s not a wasted vote. … The only way to take our country back is to stop voting for the corporations and banks that own us. #GrowaSpineVoteJillStein.”