Trump Administration Preps Sanctions Against Foreign Election Interference

NextGov: Nations, organizations and individuals that attempt to influence U.S. elections will face a slate of sanctions under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump Wednesday.

The order, which does not name particular countries, includes both digitally tampering with elections or campaign infrastructure and the sort of digital disinformation campaigns that Russian agents launched on social media in advance of the 2016 presidential contest.

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