US Cites 'pervasive' Russian Efforts to Weaken Election
Aug 03, 2018, 10:16
Coats added the United States continues to see "a pervasive messaging campaign by Russian Federation to try to weaken and divide the United States", in regards to the midterm elections.
The White House briefing opened with Coats, FBI Director Christopher Wray, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, National Security Agency Director Gen. Paul Nakasone and National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton commenting on current administration efforts to secure the midterm elections.
Russian Federation and China are out to embarrass the United States and prove that democracy and capitalism will fail, Rep. Chris Stewart said Thursday. Pavel Palazhchenko was a constant presence as chief interpreter for Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze, and watched from Moscow to see how the latest chapter in the US-Soviet story would unfold.
"Russian Collusion with the Trump Campaign, one of the most successful in history, is a TOTAL HOAX", Mr. Trump tweeted on August 1.
"You are admired by everybody in this country even if they are not believers majority admire what you are doing, but maybe we'll make them believers", Trump said.
Nakasone, who is also the commander of the U.S. Cyber Command, said the command and the NSA are both tracking a wide range of foreign cyber adversaries and "are prepared to conduct operations against those actors attempting to undermine our nation's midterm elections".
"We have to make sure we're pushing back on it, which is what we're doing".
Senate Democrats criticized Republicans over election security this week after GOPs blocked an amendment offered by Senate Appropriations Committee Vice Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) to provide $250 million in election security grants to states.
He added that agencies were meeting weekly to focus on election security ahead of the mid-term elections in November when most of the US Congress faces the voters.
Stewart said when he made his predictions, he was asked about who he thought Russian Federation wanted to win the election. Trump has insisted there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation.
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But he said no money was actually ever transferred, and the recording itself amounted to "powerful exculpatory evidence". But the agreement meant that McDougal signed a non-disclosure agreement that prevented her from revealing the affair.
At the same time, Mueller's team continues to press the president's legal team for an interview with the commander in chief. Giuliani said he and Jay Sekulow, another Trump lawyer, had told the president: "This would be a very bad thing to do now".
The videos that led Facebook to impose the short posting ban are believed to be the same ones that led YouTube to act. His temporary ban from Facebook means he can't post content on any page for which he's an administrator.
Underscoring how little is known about the meeting, Coats said that he was not told what happened in the room. He said he hadn't seen Trump's invitation himself, but that "Russia was always open to such proposals".
This sparked a new round of speculation and confusion among politicians and Americans about Trump's motives. Trump said in Helsinki that the two men discussed a variety of topics in their two-hour one-on-one meeting.
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