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Democrats: Trump, Republican Inaction on Election Security Puts US at Risk

Thursday, 25 July 2019 09:24 WIB Global

Democratic lawmakers accused U.S. President Donald Trump and the Senate's leading Republican of working to kill legislation designed to protect the upcoming U.S. presidential election from interference by Russia and others. They also warned that because of Trump and Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's efforts, time is running out to get improved security measures in place for the 2020 vote. "It appears that the majority leader, at the behest of the White House, has made it his goal to kill any meaningful legislation," Mark Warner, the vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, told reporters during a news conference Tuesday on Capitol Hill. "Even this president's...

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