Fear of Foreign Interference in U.S. Elections Dates from Nation's Founding

June 14, 2019 - 9:58am EDT
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The comments of President Trump regarding foreign governments offering negative information about a political rival have renewed fears as old as the republic itself.

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More than a week after the election, in which he was 5,000 votes behind, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded the race to Democrat Andy Beshear, the state attorney general.

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"We are going to have a change in the governorship based on the vote of the people," the embattled GOP incumbent said Thursday after a recanvass failed to significantly change the race outcome.

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President Trump, we are told in this soon-to-be-published book, has destroyed the guardrails thoughtful people tried to erect around him. Further, he has banished nearly all those thoughtful people.