White House working to prevent election meddling, top United States intel official says

DNI Coats says cyber deterrence policy is incomplete; Senate panel clears NSA nominee

"I do believe what we've done has not (been) enough", DNI Dan Coats told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

While some of the sanctions will be aimed at those indicted by Mueller, the new measures will go "beyond" that and affect other Russians, Coats said, without elaborating.

"North Korea has clearly expressed its intention for denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula, and if there is no military threat, and North Korea's regime security is promised, they have clarified that there is no reason to hold nuclear weapons", South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement.

The administration was criticised for not imposing new sanctions in January when a list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 oligarchs was released to comply with a law passed to punish Moscow.

US President Donald Trump insists he's not anxious about Russian Federation meddling in the 2018 midterm elections.

The intelligence director echoed the concerns of Navy Admiral Michael Rogers, the outgoing chief of the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, who told lawmakers last week that Russian Federation hadn't "paid a price" for election interference.

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"We now face the most complex, volatile and challenging threat in modern times", said Coats. Senator Mazie Hirono, a Democrat from Hawaii, asked who should lead efforts to counter Russian Federation with this year's elections "right around the corner". "This is a high priority for them", he said.

Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., said saying the administration is taking a "whole of government approach" is essentially saying "it's somebody else's job". National Security Agency director Admiral Mike Rogers told senators last week that the president has given him no new authority or capability for that ahead of the midterms.

"We are deeply concerned that such reviews may have presented an opportunity for Russian intelligence agents looking to attack or hack the United States' elections infrastructure".

"I did not understand it to be said in the context of Russian influence in the elections", Coats said.

New sanctions against Russia is likely to be unveiled "within a week", and will include measures against the 13 Russians indicted last month in the special counsel's probe of election meddling, the nation's top intelligence official told USA senators on Tuesday. We continue to see Russian activities created to exacerbate social and political figures in the United States.

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