Trump Orders Future Sanctions On Anyone Who Interferes In Us Elections

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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday creating a system to impose sanctions on any foreign actor who interferes in U.S. elections, officials revealed Wednesday.

The executive order will target both governments and companies found to be meddling in U.S. elections and will also allow for mechanisms to study effects of election meddling after its conclusion. The executive orders takes place ahead of the November 2018 midterm elections and is intended to assure citizens of the integrity of U.S. elections.

The executive order tasks the U.S. intelligence community with continually assessing whether entities are interfering in U.S. elections for …

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