US intel officials warn Congress that election interference will be ‘more complex than ever’

US intel officials warn Congress that election interference will be ‘more complex than ever’


Top U.S. intelligence officials warned lawmakers in Washington, D.C., that foreign attempts to manipulate the November election are expected to go far beyond what was seen in 2016 or 2020.

Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday afternoon that China, Russia, and Iran pose the greatest concern for election security six months out from the big day.

“The most significant foreign actors who engage in foreign influence activity directed at the United States in relation to our elections are Russia, the People’s Republic of China or PRC, and Iran,” Haines said.

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“Specifically, Russia remains the most active foreign threat to our elections,” Haines said, adding that the Russian government’s influence operations tend to include “eroding trust in U.S. democratic

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