LATEST SENATOR KING
WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing today, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) questioned foreign policy experts on the best practices to defend the United States against Russian meddling in our elections. The hearing, which focused on Russia’s active measures and information operations campaigns in Europe, provided an overview of Russia’s attempts to exert influence and interfere in other countries’ elections, particularly in Eastern Europe. Senator King asked the panel of experts to submit their top five proposals to defend against foreign interference in U.S. elections and underscored the important role of public engagement to recognize disinformation.
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