The FBI will create a special unit to deal with interference in the elections

The FBI will create a special unit to combat the threat of foreign interference in U.S. elections. On 30 November, the Director Christopher ray said, speaking before the Committee on national security of house of representatives, told The Hill.

He assured that «making every effort to prevent any attempts of Russia, another country or non-governmental organizations to interfere in our election system, because such intervention is a blow to the heart of the country».

According to ray, the unit will generate from employees of the departments involved in the fight against crime, cybersecurity and counterintelligence.

He also noted that the FBI is actively cooperating with foreign partners over the alleged intervention of Russia in election campaign in different countries of the world.

Ray became the Director of the FBI August 2, 2017. He replaced on this post of James Comey, whom President Donald trump fired may 9.

A few days before this Comey testified in the Senate about the progress of the investigation of a possible intervention of the Kremlin in presidential elections in the United States and of relations of Russia with the electoral headquarters of the trump.




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