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Trump told Russian officials in 2017 he wasn’t concerned about Moscow’s interference in U.S. election

September 28, 2019
Josh Dawsey, Ellen Nakashima, Shane Harris | The Washington Post
President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries, an assertion that prompted alarmed White House officials to limit access to the remarks to an unusually small number of people, according to three former officials with knowledge of the matter.
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The FEC Won't Be Able to Reform Super PACs Before 2020: ‘That's Kind of Crazy’

September 6, 2019
Shawna Thomas, Morgan Baskin | VICE News
Federal Election Commission Chairwoman Ellen Weintraub knows the agency could have done more to prevent the Russian interference in the 2016 election — but ideological differences in the agency made it impossible to get anything done. Things are about to get worse at the nation’s only federal campaign watchdog before they get better.
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Pence critical of Russia — days after Trump advocates inclusion at next G-7 summit

September 3, 2019
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Vice President Pence spoke out against Russia on Monday during his European trip, criticizing President Vladi­mir Putin’s government for election interference and pledging support for Poland as it seeks to bolster its military amid Russian aggression in the region.
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President Trump renews call to let Russia back in G7

August 22, 2019
Andrea Mitchell, Susan Page, Michael Crowley, Eugene Robinson | MSNBC
President Trump is now calling for Russia to be allowed back into the G7 summit.
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States Rush to Make Voting Systems More Secure as New Threats Emerge

July 27, 2019
David Sanger, Reid J. Epstein, Michael Wines | The New York Times
Amid growing warnings about the security of American voting systems, many states are rushing to address vulnerabilities exposed by the 2016 election, even as intelligence officials worry they are fighting the last battle and are not sufficiently focused on a new generation of threats headed into 2020.

What did we learn from Robert Mueller's testimony?

July 26, 2019
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GOP blocks election security bills after Mueller hearings

July 26, 2019
Andrea Mitchell | NBC News
It is simply astounding that not only has the president led a government-wide attack against this invasion by the Russians and perhaps other players, we don't know what Iran and China and others are doing, but we know that Russia's set the model for this. They succeeded in interfering in the election. There's no confusion about that. That has been completely validated by all of the intelligence agencies.
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Why Trump’s view of accepting foreign opposition research is ‘textbook illegal’

June 14, 2019
Yamiche Alcindor | PBS NewsHour
President Trump has caused a new outcry by declaring that he would accept information about a political opponent provided by a foreign government. The admission comes after Robert Mueller warned of significant Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.
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