US President Donald Trump has warned to react “very strongly” to any alleged Russian meddling in this year’s midterm congressional elections.
Trump said on Tuesday that there was interference by Russia and probably by other countries in the 2016 US presidential election, but added that Washington would counteract any attempt at meddling in the November midterm elections.
“Well the Russians had no impact on our votes whatsoever, but certainly there was meddling and probably there was meddling from other countries and maybe other individuals,” the US president said at a news conference in the White House. “We’re doing a very, very deep study and we’re coming out with some very strong suggestions on the 2018 election … We’ll counteract whatever they do, we’ll counteract it very strongly.”
The US midterm elections are scheduled to be held on November 6, 2018, in the middle of the Republican incumbent’s term.
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