American elections

PARIS | As Trump threatens election meddlers, Russia says ‘so what?’

PARIS — President Donald Trump is finally making moves against foreign election meddling — and Russia says it couldn’t care less. Trump’s executive order this week authorizing sanctions on foreigners who mess with American elections could herald new headaches for Moscow, after extensive accusations that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. But Russian … Continue reading PARIS | As Trump threatens election meddlers, Russia says ‘so what?’

WASHINGTON | US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump has directed a “vast, government-wide effort” to protect American elections after Russian attempts to interfere in 2016, the White House said Thursday. In a letter to Senate Democrats Thursday, John Bolton, the national security adviser, wrote: “President Trump has not and will not tolerate interference in America’s system of representative government.” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security