Mattis reveals Russian government attempted to interfere in U.S. midterm elections

Defense Secretary James Mattis revealed that the Russian government attempted to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections last month during remarks at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, CA.
0:38 | 12/02/18

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Transcript for Mattis reveals Russian government attempted to interfere in U.S. midterm elections
I'm we Martinez ABC news she you're paying out reporter. Here in Simi Valley, California which is the home of the Ronald Reagan presidential library. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis as disclosed in Russia attempted to influence the mid term elections of last November heating disclose how the US does this information. But when speaking of rhetoric couldn't right his president what he said that he tried to market around and we're trying to seem we're seeing continue efforts along those lines. One of the things that you know it's coming out soon in about two weeks yourself is that utilities communities gonna review its assessment. Of what happened during the most recent midterm elections mean we'll get more information and I'm Lee Martinez with ABC news.

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