Dear Voters of America,

Once again, the truth came out of the Mueller Report. Our elections are in danger of foreign intervention in U.S. elections. In May, I wrote to both of our senators (Thune/Rounds) and I specifically asked what they (Thune/Rounds) were doing to protect our elections. Only Sen. Thune has responded by NOT giving one specific thing they are doing other than monitoring the issue.

I read articles in newspapers and online that explain that there are recommendations from the Senate Intelligence Committee urging the federal government and states to do more to prevent cyberattacks in the future. There is legislation in the Senate that follows the recommendations of the Senate Intelligence Committee recommendations. Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell has blocked votes on these proposals. They claim they are partisan bills. OK, then I challenge Sen. Thune and Rounds to come up with a bipartisan bill(s) to protect all 50 state elections on the state and federal level.

I am tired of the game-playing on this issue. It is happening every day. Foreign powers — not just Russia — are doing it now. No matter what party you belong to, we need safe, secure and honest elections in the United State of America. I urge everyone to contact their representatives, state and federal, to fix this problem before the 2020 elections.

Signed, a registered Republican and concerned citizen.

(10) comments

Iman

Senate Intelligence Committee. Every time I read that I laugh . . . . . then I cry. We have elected clowns - both parties.


dmilroy

Rather than address anything in Mr. Harnes, you make the unsupported assertion that the Senate Intel Committee are clowns. Insults are not the sign of a well-reasoned post.


Iman

Thank you for your well-reasoned comment.


dmilroy

Your welcome Iman. Polite and rational posts are far more compelling that insults. [smile]


Kate70

I agree, Mr Harens. Everyone should contact their reps to see what is being done... both Democrat and Republican! I don't think EITHER are doing a single thing about Russian interference. They need to do so. I don't presume to know the answer of what needs to be done to stop it , but it should be stopped !



But in re "Concern" about this I have a Devil's Advocate question: Has Russia actually succeeded in influencing an election yet? I know of no one , nor does the Press seem to, who was influenced by Russia in their vote yet. Do you know anyone?



On the other hand, if not stopped, they could actually find a way to do so!! DO contact your legislators , people. It is important .







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DLJohnson

Everyone agrees that any foreign government meddling in our elections is a crime and needs to be stopped. Then we have the liberal Democrat left supporting illegal and/or undocumented immigrants( non US citizens) the right to vote in our elections. Which of these are more dangerous? I see both as being equally dangerous. Both need to be stopped. Only U.S. Citizens and Naturalized U.S. Citizens should be allowed to vote. The Democrats and liberal left needs to knock it off.


Iman

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dmilroy

"Everyone agrees that any foreign government meddling in our elections is a crime and needs to be stopped." No every one: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/06/us-security-officials-furious-after-trump-invites-foreign-powers-to-disrupt-2020-election



DLJohnson's claim "he liberal Democrat left supporting illegal and/or undocumented immigrants( non US citizens) the right to vote in our elections" is a straw-man fallacy. No Democratic leader has said non-citizens have a right vote.


dmilroy

Everyone agrees that any foreign government meddling in our elections is a crime and needs to be stopped." Not every one (hint: Donald Trump): https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/06/us-security-officials-furious-after-trump-invites-foreign-powers-to-disrupt-2020-election DLJohnson's claim "the liberal Democrat left supporting illegal and/or undocumented immigrants (non US citizens) the right to vote in our elections" is a straw-man fallacy. No Democratic leader supports non-citizens having the right vote in our elections.


dmilroy

It appears DLJohnson fell for a Facebook hoax. https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/hr1-democrats-immigrants-vote/ https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2019/mar/13/facebook-posts/no-house-democrats-did-vote-allow-noncitizens-vote/ https://www.factcheck.org/2019/03/misinformation-follows-house-approval-of-h-r-1/


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