The White House knows Russia is meddling with our election. They went so far as to ask two top congressional intelligence officials to keep quiet about Russian plans to mess with the US presidential election.
In a statement released last Friday, two senior Democratic lawmakers formally accused Russia of attempting to influence the US election. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Adam Schiff, the vice-chairmen of the Senate and House Intelligence Committees, accused the Kremlin of
“making a serious and concerted effort to influence the U.S. election.”
It was the first official, on-record confirmation from US government officials that the Kremlin is actively working to undermine public confidence in the country’s election system.
The statement described recent cyber penetrations of the Democratic National Committee and other U.S. political entities as intrusions that were likely directed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“At the least, this effort is intended to sow doubt…