White House reassures voters after Kremlin-linked entrepreneur admits Russia meddled in elections
The White House said Americans should feel confident in the election system despite a Kremlin-linked entrepreneur’s apparent admission that Russia interfered in U.S. elections and will continue to do so.
While Yevgeny Prigozhin’s remarks on the eve of the U.S. elections on Tuesday are concerning, they come as not “new or surprising,” said White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre.
“It’s well documented and in the public domain that entities associated with Yevgeny Prigozhin have sought to influence elections around the world including the United States,” she said. “It’s not surprising that Russia would be highlighting their attempted efforts...