Bipartisan bill targets Russian election interference

A bill introduced by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) would require that the Director of National Intelligence inform Congress within 60 days of every federal election whether there was any foreign meddling — and if so, impose sanctions on the offenders.

The Rubio-Van Hollen bill resembles an executive order issued by President Trump last year requiring the administration to determine if foreign election interference occurred and, if so, to impose sanctions. The senators supported the president’s executive order, but nevertheless want to see their legislation get passed.

Read more at The Hill

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