Trump Reportedly Still Doesn't Believe That Russia Interfered In The 2016 Election
Trump Reportedly Still Doesn't Believe That Russia Interfered In The 2016 Election
14 February, 2018, 19:22
USA intelligence officials said Russian President Vladimir Putin meddled in the 2016 US election, and now, with critical elections coming up in November and control of Congress at stake, officials said Tuesday that Putin is at it again.
King: Releasing memo would be "reckless, ' 'could expose sources" The Hill's 12:30 ReportAzar sworn in as HHS chiefMORE (I-Maine) said Wednesday that Russia's effort to interfere in the USA election is "one of the most serious attacks" on the nation since September 11, 2001.
Coats said that Russian Federation will continue using propaganda, false personas and social media to undermine the upcoming election.
The head of US intelligence told Congress Tuesday that Russian Federation, just as it did in the 2016 presidential election, is determined to meddle in the 2018 midterms in order "to undermine democracy, sew discord and undermine our values".
US spy agencies said past year they had determined Russian Federation used hacking and propaganda in an effort to tilt the 2016 presidential election in favor of the Republican candidate, Donald Trump.
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"This is going to go on", Risch said.
Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., pressed Coats and other intelligence leaders on whether President Donald Trump has directed them "to take specific actions to confront and blunt Russian influence activities that are ongoing".
He said there should be a national outcry - that people need to stand up and say, "We're not going to allow some Russian to tell us how to vote, how to run our country". They took advantage, a sophisticated advantage of social media.
Trump has cast doubt on the notion that there was Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign, presenting it as sour grapes from supporters of defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton.
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And after the Congress took real action against Russian Federation by slapping it with major sanctions in response to the interference, Trump completely undermined their work by declining to enforce the sanctions.
"We have a significant effort" to rebuff Moscow, he said.
Rogers and FBI Director Christopher Wray and said they, for example, are helping to brief state and local elections officials about the potential dangers from cyberattacks. And if they don't think it's important yet, maybe they would heed the word of the Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. He hasn't even tweeted a single concern.
So the next milestone in the inquiry into Russian election interference - at least in the Senate - could be the release of the intelligence committee's long-awaited report finally giving the full story about what happened in 2016.
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