LATEST SENATOR KING
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today pressed top officials with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to prioritize the protection of state and local election systems in the wake of Russia’s attempt to hack into them last year.
“I would urge you to put some urgency on this. We’ve got another election coming in eighteen months, and if we are talking about systems and registration rolls, time is going by. I believe this is, as we’ve already heard characterized, a very grave threat. It’s going to be back, and shame on us if we’re not prepared,” Senator King said.
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