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House homeland security chairman urges Obama administration to secure election system

By Rick Weber / September 15, 2016

House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) is urging the Obama administration to act quickly to secure the nation's election system amid allegations of Russian hacker interference, rejecting concerns that the move would be a federal takeover over a system managed at the state and local level.

“We can't afford to let a foreign government attack our country – our election system,” McCaul said today at the Internet Security Alliance conference on Capitol Hill.

McCaul referred to a “debate going...


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