The highest US counter-intelligence official on Friday warned that Russia, China and Iran will all attempt to intrude within the 2020 presidential election, with Russia already making an attempt to undercut the presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
William Evanina, director of the Nationwide Counterintelligence and Safety Middle, mentioned the three nations have been utilizing on-line disinformation and different means to attempt to affect voters, fire up dysfunction and undermine American voters’ confidence within the democratic course of.
US President Donald Trump mentioned, “We’re going to observe all of them, now we have to be very cautious.” He mentioned he believes Russia, China and Iran need him to lose.
On Saturday, Hong Kong Chief Govt Carrie Lam and China’s prime consultant within the metropolis Luo Huining took pot photographs on the US, which sanctioned them and 9 different officers. Lam took to Fb to say the US received her tackle flawed, itemizing the official tackle of her chief deputy as an alternative. Luo mentioned, “I don’t have a penny of belongings overseas. Isn’t it in useless to impose ‘sanctions’? In fact, I may ship $100 to Mr Trump for freezing.”