Trump pledges to counteract election meddling ahead of 2018 midterms

President Trump said this week he was not concerned about potential interference in the 2018 midterm elections because the U.S. would counteract it. “Whatever they do, we’ll counteract it very strongly,” Trump said, according to multiple American media reports. Some U.S. intelligence leaders believe that thus far the country has not reacted strongly enough to [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.