Politics | How significant is foreign interference in U.S. elections?
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/29/20, 06:29 pm
Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe, a former Republican congressman, seemed to confirm Democrats’ worst fears on Oct. 21 when he announced Russia and Iran had tried to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. Since special counsel Robert Mueller investigated potential ties between the Russian government and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign, many have questioned the integrity of the election process. But does foreign interference actually mean Americans’ votes will not matter?