FBI Portland: Are You Concerned About the Impact That Russia or Other Countries May Have on 2020 Elections?

George Chamberlain, assistant special agent in charge of the FBI in Portland, describes the FBI's role in securing the election in a series of question-and-answer videos for communities served by FBI Portland.

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Long history has shown Russia is persistent and skilled in using disinformation to advance its objectives. Social media has only made it easier for Russia to amplify divisive or controversial issues that sow discord among Americans. We also know Russia will come up with new ways to target us, and our job is to figure out what they are doing and how to counter it. We also know that other nations likely learned lessons from Russia’s efforts in 2016. We have to be agile and identify and counter a variety of threats. 

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