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FBI director warns of Russian interference in 2020 election

CBS News Sunday, 20 September 2020
FBI Director Christopher Wray says that Russia is making "very active efforts" to interfere in the 2020 presidential election. The comments came during testimony before a House committee, and differ from those made by President Trump and other officials, who have been downplaying the threat on election security. Evan McMullin, a former Central Intelligence Agency officer, joined CBSN's Lana Zack to discuss.
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News video: Russia trying to 'denigrate' Biden campaign -Wray

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FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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