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Sessions forms U.S. cyber task force after election warnings

WASHINGTON (Reuters) U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday announced he would create a task force to examine how his Justice Department can better combat global cyber threats, including efforts to interfere with elections or damage critical infrastructure. Last week, leaders of U.S. intelligence agencies warned that Russia will try to interfere in the 2018 […]

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Are Democrats Starting to Turn on the Obama Administration about Russian Election Meddling?

(Washington Examiner)  President Trump on Sunday praised Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff for putting some of the blame for Russian interference in the 2016 election on former President Barack Obama, while still referring to the California congressman derisively as “liddle.” “Finally, Liddle’ Adam Schiff, the leakin’ monster of no control, is now blaming the Obama Administration […]

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Obama’s Secretary of State John Kerry Approved U.S. Travel VISAs for Russian Operatives Indicted by Mueller for Election Tampering

(True Pundit)  But I thought Donald Trump was the one who colluded with Russians? However, the same names keep popping up of government officials who apparently did help the Russians and none of them look anything like Trump’s name. Barack Obama. Hillary Clinton. John Kerry. Loretta Lynch. And the list goes on and on and […]

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Roy Moore files lawsuit to block Alabama Senate result

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Republican Roy Moore filed a lawsuit to try to stop Alabama from certifying Democrat Doug Jones as the winner of the U.S. Senate race. The court filing occurred about 14 hours ahead of Thursday’s meeting of a state canvassing board to officially declare Jones the winner of the Dec. 12 special […]

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Hillary Clinton’s campaign accused of election law violation – Washington Times

(Washington Times)  Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was accused of breaking election rules Wednesday as she and fellow Democrats faced fallout from the disclosure that her campaign and party operatives paid for research used in a salacious anti-Trump dossier. President Trump called the revelation “a disgrace,” and the head of the House investigative committee said he wants to know whether the FBI relied […]

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Yet Another Major Russia Story Falls Apart. Is Skepticism Permissible Yet? – The Intercept

(The Intercept) LAST FRIDAY, most major media outlets touted a major story about Russian attempts to hack into U.S. voting systems, based exclusively on claims made by the Department of Homeland Security. “Russians attempted to hack elections systems in 21 states in the run-up to last year’s presidential election, officials said Friday,” began the USA Today story, similar to how […]

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States See Green Light for Voter ID Laws

(CitizensOutpost) States are feeling empowered to enact voter ID laws now that opposition from the previous administration has been withdrawn: State legislatures have begun pushing voter identification proposals since Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered the Justice Department to withdraw from its legal fight against Texas’s voter ID law. The move by Sessions is a reversal […]