Sen. Ben Cardin mentioned Wednesday that President Trump has completed not anything to protect the upcoming midterm elections in opposition to any other conceivable assault from international entities.
“There’s been no effort made to deal with Russia cyber activities,” Mr. Cardin, Maryland Democrat, mentioned on CNN.
He mentioned Mr. Trump wishes to make extra of an effort to paintings with social media firms to save you any other long run assault, in addition to put into effect the sanction powers given to him through Congress.
“With the president of the United States not taking leadership — the way our free election system works, the way that it is so open — you need to be sophisticated in your defense,” he defined.
Mr. Cardin mentioned he’s involved that with out right kind protections in position, the Russians will take a look at to meddle within the U.S. elections, as they attempted to do in 2016, simplest this time he fears they may well be a success.