At a briefing attended by 40 or more members of the 435-member U.S. House of Representatives, the heads of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Homeland Security Department and the director of national intelligence told members to urge states and cities overseeing elections to be prepared for threats. "I am not aware of that".
Nielsen added that Russian Federation had attempted to target "public confidence on both sides" in 2016 and would continue to do so in the future.
Former United States Director of Intelligence James Clapper said he thinks Russian meddling "turned the election" on Wednesday's episode of "1A".
The chairman of the House panel, Devin Nunes, has been extensively criticised for his closeness to the Trump White House.
In his new memoir, Facts and Fears: Hard Truths From a Life in Intelligence, Clapper describes evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin swayed the election in a bid to secure Trump's election as "staggering".
Ireland's abortion referendum - BBC Newsnight
Outlawing it has never stopped it from happening, it's only made it more likely that women will suffer while trying to access one. The same hashtag was used in the same-sex marriage referendum in 2016, encouraging ex-pats overseas to return to Ireland to vote.
"I do not believe that I've seen that conclusion that specific intent was to help President Trump win", Nielsen insisted. "No, there are not tanks in the streets, but what's happening right now goes to the heart of who we are as a nation, and I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election but as an American afraid of losing a country". "Russian goals included undermining faith in the USA democratic process and harming a candidate's electability and potential presidency".
Nielsen's remarks, which come amid her reported tensions with Trump over immigration, sparked instant condemnation. "Importantly, they targeted both major political parties".
Nielsen said she supports, more broadly, the intelligence community's findings about Russian meddling.
"The Secretary has previously reviewed the Intelligence Community's assessment and agrees with it - as she stated today and previously".
Hillary Clinton took a jab at President Donald Trump, pulling out a Russian ushanka hat while delivering a commencement speech at Yale University.
"I don't believe our democracy can function for long on lies, particularly when inconvenient and hard facts spoken by the practitioners of truth are dismissed as 'fake news, '" Clapper writes.
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declined to answer questions about whether he agreed with the 2017 intelligence community assessment.
The pollster says it interviewed some 4,000 people and the survey had a margin of error of plus or minus 1.5 percentage points. A campaign emerged and "pro-life" anti-abortion rights groups lobbied for constitutional protection of the "unborn".
Nipah virus, or NiV, has infected 13 other people, two of whom were in critical condition in hospital on Wednesday. The reason for fear is because of the fact that fruit bats are the major carriers of the virus.
I'd be willing to bet that this Cleveland team finishes ten games under.500 without LeBron James on the roster. Tensions flared early in the second quarter when Cleveland's Larry Nance Jr. shoved Morris under the basket.
Haris Sohail (21*) and Azhar Ali (18*) showed great composure to stay unbeaten at the crease at the stumps on day 1. Mark Stoneman's dismissal for four continued his unprofitable alliance with Alastair Cook at the top of the order.
Brafman, Weinstein's lawyer, told reporters outside the court that his client will enter a plea of "not guilty" to the charges. Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves criminal court following his arraignment in Manhattan in NY , U.S., May 25, 2018.
It also will be available to purchase through ESPN Plus, where consumers can purchase and view UFC pay-per-view events. The overall UFC schedule will not ultimately change much going from FOX to ESPN, outside of the change of networks.
The NBA team invited the school's 300 seniors to attend the game after a shooter killed 10 people at their school. Mainly, we just want to be left alone - is what the community wants", Santa Fe HS junior Megan McGuire said.
The findings obtained during the research have been disclosed in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. Jemal could only guess about why the lung cancer rate has fallen to a greater degree among men.
However, Apple does provide links on how to get that data, along with a Frequently Asked Questions page to help users out. For example, you won't be able to make iTunes purchases, access iCloud email addresses or send iMessages to your friends.
Tesla reaches settlement in class-action Autopilot case
Yet, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has employed an investigation team to Utah for investigating the case. A Tesla spokeswoman, Keely Sulprizio, did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment.
Subtropical Storm Alberto Forms; Expect Heavy Rain
Per NHC, an Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft is scheduled to investigate the disturbance Friday afternoon, if necessary. As of May 23, we are already seeing the potential for minor flooding along the Flint River near Taylor and Crawford counties.
LOGAN Director in Talks for BOBA FETT Film
With the Star Wars franchise showing no signs of stopping, there have been countless other spinoffs rumored to be in development . These include a film about Boba Fett , which the report stated will be written and directed by James Mangold .