Russian disinformation 'ongoing problem' says FBI chief

Posted on AllSides February 6th, 2020
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FBI, Russian interference

Russia is still interfering in US politics, according to FBI director Christopher Wray.

He was answering questions about online disinformation at a US House judiciary committee hearing.

"We are seeing, and have never stopped seeing, efforts to engage in malign foreign influence by the Russians," he told lawmakers.

China is also using disinformation campaigns to shift government policy and public opinion, he said.

"Other countries, like China for example, have very active foreign malign influence efforts in this country," he said.

"In their instance, it's more geared towards trying to...

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