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Document: Joint Intelligence Community Statement on Election Day Preparations

On Nov. 6, 2018—Election Day—the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a joint statement, along with the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice and the FBI, affirming their agencies' continued efforts to assist state and local election officials and to combat foreign influence efforts.

Foreign Agents Registration Act

Document: Justice Department Charges Russian National for Conspiracy to Act as a Foreign Agent

On Monday, the Justice Department unsealed a criminal complaint and supporting affidavit against Mariia Butina, a Russian national, for conspiring to act as a foreign agent in violation of 18 U.S.C. §371. The full documents are below. 

Criminal Complaint

The Russia Connection

Watch Live: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before the Senate Judiciary Committee

This morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee concerning Justice Department oversight. This will be his first time appearing before the committee since his confirmation hearing in January. See here for the ten questions Matthew Miller suggests the Senate Judiciary Committee should ask Sessions.

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