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‘The United States Is Under Attack’: Russia Undermining US Elections as Cyber Threats Escalate by Mark Martin

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Leaders of the nation’s intelligence agencies appeared on Capitol Hill to talk about the emerging global threats facing the US.

They say Russia continues to meddle in American politics, but they also warned about major international threats, including a cyber attack.

Appearing at a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats issued a disturbing warning.

“Frankly, the United States is under attack,” Coats said.

He told the Associated Press that “cyber has been a game-changer in many, many ways.”

US intelligence came to the conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election, and three of the intelligence officials said Tuesday the US has seen activity from Moscow with the goal of interfering in the upcoming midterm elections as well.

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