Russia Dismisses Election Interference As Proof Is Found

Posted on May 14, 2019 11:20 am
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Republican governor Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that Russians hackers had gained access to the voting databases of two Florida counties ahead of the 2016 presidential election. The announcement came on the same day the Russian government again denied any interference in the election, calling such accusations “baseless.”

DeSantis, who was briefed on the matter by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security, said the hacks didn’t result in any voter data being manipulated or election results compromised.

The governor further said he was prohibited by the FBI from disclosing the names of the counties hacked, but

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