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Mulvaney: “I don't remember” telling employees not to talk about election protection to Trump

Story Continued Below A senior government official told the times that Mulvaney said discussions singing efforts to secure the 2020 presidential election with Trump" was not a major topic and should be kept below his level. " " I do not recall anything in the case of any meeting, "said Mulvaney in a statement Wednesday and he said that the White House is working to ensure that neither Russia nor any other foreign opponent interferes with the 2020 vote. " Unlike The Obama administration, who knew about Russian actions in 2014 and did nothing, the Trump administration will not tolerate foreign involvement in our election, and we have already taken many steps to prevent it in the future, "he said. poster = "http: //v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201904/1782/1155968404_6029163482001_6029164054001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404 " true In this year's worldwide threat assessment, intelligence officials quoted "intensifying online efforts to influence and disrupt the election here and abroad" as one of the biggest security threats against the United States and experts warned that Russia is unlikely to use the same playbook 2020 as it did 2016. Mulvaney outlined some of Trump's administration's efforts to strengthen election security by 2020. "For the first time in history, the state, local and federal governments have coordinated all 50 states to share intelligence," he said, adding: "We have increased our efforts to combat interference by including the Ministry of Homeland Security, the Ministry of Justice and, among other things, the FBI and we have also carried out security offenses to ensure readiness." This article was…

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A senior government official told the times that Mulvaney said discussions singing efforts to secure the 2020 presidential election with Trump” was not a major topic and should be kept below his level. “

” I do not recall anything in the case of any meeting, “said Mulvaney in a statement Wednesday and he said that the White House is working to ensure that neither Russia nor any other foreign opponent interferes with the 2020 vote.

” Unlike The Obama administration, who knew about Russian actions in 2014 and did nothing, the Trump administration will not tolerate foreign involvement in our election, and we have already taken many steps to prevent it in the future, “he said.

In this year’s worldwide threat assessment, intelligence officials quoted “intensifying online efforts to influence and disrupt the election here and abroad” as one of the biggest security threats against the United States and experts warned that Russia is unlikely to use the same playbook 2020 as it did 2016.

Mulvaney outlined some of Trump’s administration’s efforts to strengthen election security by 2020.

“For the first time in history, the state, local and federal governments have coordinated all 50 states to share intelligence,” he said, adding: “We have increased our efforts to combat interference by including the Ministry of Homeland Security, the Ministry of Justice and, among other things, the FBI and we have also carried out security offenses to ensure readiness.”

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