Table of Contents - June 25, 2018

Senate Committees Look to Past, Future on Election Hacking

The Trump administration should launch a "presidentially-led, whole-of-government effort" to counter nation-state efforts to interfere in U.S. elections and undermine democracy, the Senate Intelligence Committee was told this week.

"While the Trump administration has taken some important sanctions steps to punish Russia for past actions and to harden our electoral infrastructure, it has not launched the kind of presidentially-led, whole-of-government effort that is needed to protect our democracy and security from malign state actors who are intent on weaponizing information and the Internet," the committee heard from Victoria Nuland, former assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs.

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