US government says Iran was behind Proud Boys voter intimidation emails

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:59pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/bb79d115-cd8a-4c1a-bd86-b770539f1a63/2020_1022_01.mp3

In a press conference Wednesday, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe and FBI Director Christopher Wray announced that Iran was behind a campaign of sending threatening, faked emails to voters. The intelligence community has been saying for months that Russia, Iran and other actors are trying to influence the US election. Host Marco Werman speaks with John Scott-Railton, a senior researcher at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto.