Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday that the Trump administration “will not tolerate” Russian attempts to meddle in U.S. elections, including November’s midterms.
Pompeo said the State Department’s Global Engagement Center would work with a budget of over $55 million to counter Moscow’s influence in the U.S. political system and around the world.
“We will not tolerate Russian interference in our 2018 elections. Much work has been done; there’s more to do,” he added. “Rest assured that we will take the appropriate countermeasures in response to the continued Russian efforts.”
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