President Donald Trump has met together with his nationwide safety group to debate threats to the 2018 congressional midterm elections, and the White Home says he made clear his administration is not going to tolerate international interference “from any nation state or different malicious actors.”
It was the primary such session Trump has convened amid warnings from intelligence officers that Russia is once more intent on interfering within the U.S. democratic course of.
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Trump nonetheless routinely casts doubt on the U.S. intelligence evaluation that Russia tried to sway the 2016 presidential election.
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A White Home assertion says Friday’s discussions addressed threats posed to our elections from “malign international actors,” efforts to supply cybersecurity help to state and native officers and methods to carry those that try and illegally intervene within the elections accountable.