President Joe Biden said Russian leader Vladimir Putin will “pay a price” for interfering in United States elections after years of concerns from the intelligence community that Russian operatives meddled in the 2016 and 2020 elections to sow discord and spread disinformation.
Attorney General William Barr has removed a long-standing prohibition against the DOJ interfering in elections.
Representative Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), who chairs the House Intelligence Committee, says intelligence suggests that multiple nations are targeting Congress with disinformation in their efforts to influence this year’s general election.
Trump's national security adviser Robert O'Brien claimed that he has seen no evidence that Russia is trying to help Trump.
Kellyanne Conway accused the media of election interference after she was asked about Trump pushing Russian propaganda on Fox News.