June 1, 2020
Homeland Chair Thompson, House Dems offer election security measure
House Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Administration Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) today reintroduced a sweeping election-security bill that would require cybersecurity standards for voting machine vendors, authorize funding for cyber training and take other steps to help states secure their systems.
“Despite repeated warnings from well-respected national security officials the White House has failed to lead a whole-of-government effort to keep our adversaries out of our elections, so Congress will step up,” Thompson said in a statement. “Our...