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Dems accelerate election security push after Trump comments

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WASHINGTON - Alarmed by President Donald Trump's willingness to accept foreign dirt on a political opponent, House Democrats are accelerating their efforts to strengthen election security ahead of the 2020 campaign.
Lawmakers had already been compiling a fresh package of bills in the aftermath of special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in the Trump-Russia probe. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats are now pushing ahead with votes because it's part of "what the American people elected us to do."
It remains to be seen if passage of bills through the House will break the stalemate...
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Mitch McConnell Refuses to Condemn Trump Foreign Dirt Comments in Fox News Interview, Instead Blames Democrats

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"We got the Mueller report, the only objective evaluation that will be conducted.... He gets picked at every day over every different aspect of it," McConnell said.
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