FBI director warns of Russian interference in 2020 election

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FBI Director Christopher Wray says that Russia is making "very active efforts" to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. The comments came during testimony before a House committee, and differ from those made by President Trump and other officials, who have been downplaying the threat on election security. Evan McMullin, a...

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Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray
FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Christopher A. Wray

8th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
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Wray can announce FBI plans to deter or arrest anyone illegally interfering with voting. That would reassure the public, especially minority voters.
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After a number of public disagreements between the White house and the FBI director, it is an open question whether Christopher Wray will hold onto his job after..
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President Trump regards FBI Director Christopher Wray as having gone out of his way to separate himself from the president on multiple occasions.
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Federal Bureau of Investigation

Governmental agency belonging to the United States Department of Justice
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Experts say cybercriminals, likely from eastern Europe, perhaps with Kremlin ties, are seeking money as COVID surges but aren't targeting election systems.
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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
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National intelligence agency of the United States
The software company Palantir Technologies has faced criticism in recent years over the vast amounts of data it synthesizes for clients. The company has worked..
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Former national security adviser John Bolton talks about reports that President Trump ignored allegations of Russia placing bounties on U.S. troops in..
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