September 28, 2019

Ranking Member Klobuchar Statement on Reports that Trump Told Russians He Was “Unconcerned” with 2016 Election Interference

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee with jurisdiction over federal elections, released the following statement on the recent reports that President Donald Trump told two senior Russian officials that he was “unconcerned” about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

“Our nation’s top law enforcement and national security officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations have made it clear that Russia attacked our democracy. Russia and other adversaries are currently working to undermine our upcoming elections and we should be passing legislation for secure elections, something this administration has repeatedly blocked.

“This is just another example of the President’s crossing the line when it comes to our security vs. his own interests.” 

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