Table of Contents - December 11, 2017

FBI Director Addresses Surveillance, Russia Probe in House Hearing

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has established a "foreign influence task force" to address threats to U.S. election systems, FBI Director Christopher Wray told the House Judiciary Committee this week.

The task force "brings together both our counter-intelligence divisions, our cyber division, and our criminal division, as well as some other parts of the bureau," Mr. Wray said in response to a question from Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D., Calif.). The group is coordinating with the Department of Homeland Security, state officials who run elections, and foreign partners, he added.

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