Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and FBI Director Christopher Wray held a hasty press conference last night to discuss security concerns with the US presidential election. The men stated the US intelligence community believes US voter information has been stolen by Iran and Russia. There is no evidence that the information obtained by Russia has been used to attempt to influence US voters, but that assessment may change if new information comes to light. Iran was accused by Ratcliffe to have used the stolen information to send threating emails to voters registered as democrats, telling them to vote for President Trump. The alleged emails are spoofed to appear to come from the violent extremist group, the Proud Boys. In a second wave of emails, US voters received a link to a video showing an individual who used someone else’s information to print out an election ballot. Wray addressed the video explaining it is simply not true.
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