WASHINGTON, July 18. /TASS/. The white house believes that the threat of intervention in the midterm elections in the U.S. Congress comes from Russian Federation. This was stated press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders at the briefing on Wednesday.

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“Of course, as I said, we believe the threat remains. Therefore, we have taken steps to prevent it”, – she said.

“We have taken steps to ensure that they [Russia] will not be able to do it (intervene in elections – approx. TASS) again. Unlike previous administrations, the current President is actually taking decisive action and implementing reforms to ensure that it will not happen again,” added Sanders.

According to her, the President of the United States Donald trump believes that Russia “again will make elections in the United States its target .”

American intelligence services accused Russia of interfering in the electoral process in the United States in 2016. The investigation of these alleged attempts to influence the American political process has been doing for more than a year spectracolor USA Robert Mueller. In this investigation, brought a number of charges, including citizens of Russia, as well as 5 Americans and 1 Dutch.