Trump signs order to enable sanctions for U.S. election meddling

U.S. President Donald Trump holds an Oval Office meeting on preparations for hurricane Florence at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 11, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis/Files

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Under fire over his handling of Russian election meddling, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday meant to strengthen election security by slapping sanctions on foreign countries or people who try to interfere in the U.S. political process. The order, coming only eight weeks before congressional elections on Nov. […]

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