Trump’s Cyber Task Force Misses Another Deadline For Plan On Election Interference
July 2, 2018
“The Trump administration’s cyber task force was ordered to make a report on how to combat election interference. The report was due June 30th, and it still hasn’t been released. It’s clear Trump does not take the ongoing threat foreign adversaries pose to our election systems seriously.” – DNC Chief Technology Officer Raffi Krikorian
The Trump administration’s cyber task force missed its June 30th deadline to submit an initial report on how to combat election interference.
This weekend, the Trump administration’s cyber task force missed another deadline after it was ordered to submit a report with recommendations by June 30.
Trump first promised he would have a plan to combat election interference within 90 days of taking office.
After promising a full report and cybersecurity plan to combat election interference within his first 90 days of taking office, the Trump administration is now almost 15 months late in delivering on that promise.
Trump has not taken necessary action to combat election interference.
Trump’s top national security officials warned that Trump has left the United States “behind the curve” in developing policy to establish “effective deterrence” against Russian election interference in the midterms.
The Trump administration neglected to spend State Department funding allocated to fight election meddling.
The Trump administration missed deadlines to implement congressionally-mandated sanctions against Russia for election interference.