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DHS' Manfra denies reports that Russians 'manipulated' any votes during 2016 election

February 12, 2018 |
Maggie Miller
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There is no evidence votes cast during the 2016 U.S. elections were “manipulated” despite confirmed attempted Russian interference, senior Department of Homeland Security official Jeannette Manfra said in a statement today.

Manfra's new statement countered an NBC News report in which Manfra was quoted as saying that out of the 21 states that reported attempted Russian hacking, “an exceptionally small number of them were successfully penetrated.” Manfra is National Protection and Programs Directorate assistant secretary in the Office of...


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