Trump has signed a decree on sanctions for interfering in elections
WASHINGTON, September 12 — RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump has signed the decree about responsibility for intervention in the elections, said his adviser for homeland security John Bolton.
The document will be published in the near future.
The decree will provide for the imposition of sanctions against foreign individuals and entities that US intelligence agencies will suspect meddling in the elections by “cyber-attacks or otherwise”.
Earlier, US intelligence agencies, who accuse Russia of meddling in the presidential election of 2016, said that see the same threat, and in 2018 in congressional elections that will be held November 6. Trump, in turn, promised to take all necessary measures to prevent such interference.
Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of meddling in elections, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov called them “completely unfounded”.
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