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Russia Investigation

It is no secret that Moscow has a longstanding desire to undermine the liberal democratic order led by the United States. Vladimir Putin’s goal to erode public trust in the democratic process is evident by his intrusion in our election, but also by his willingness to disrupt the electoral process across Europe. We must continue our efforts to ensure Russia never meddles in our democracy again. Their actions not only threaten our democratic process and our founding ideals but also our economy and security.

As the only Illinois member on the House Intelligence Committee, I am fully committed to doing whatever it takes to keep our country safe. This includes my commitment to our investigation into Russia, in terms of both their election hacking and their ties with President Trump’s campaign. Congress’ response to these incidents will have major foreign policy implications in the weeks, months, and years to come. The world is watching, and we must do all we can to deter future intrusions into our institutions, from Russia or any other actors who wish us harm.

In an effort to combat attempted attacks on our democratic process, I co-sponsored the bipartisan PAPER Act to assist states as they strengthen the cybersecurity defenses of their election systems. The intelligence community has confirmed that Russian intelligence breached 39 states’ boards of elections, including in Illinois. I have been working with Illinois election officials at every level of government to discuss the vulnerabilities that still exist and the work that remains to strengthen and modernize our election infrastructure.

 

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Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05), a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, spoke with Chris Jansing on MSNBC, where he discussed the future of their investigation. Watch the interview here or see excerpts below.  

On Record of Distraction

Mar 28, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley joins CNN to discuss Intelligence Committee Investigation future and how it must continue
Mar 28, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley joins CNN to encourage Intelligence Committee investigation to continue despite setbacks from Chairman Nunes and White House.
Mar 27, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley joins Wolf Blitzer to discuss whether Chairman Nunes is fit to continue leading Intel investigation and highlight his new bill, the MAR-A-LAGO Act to increase transparency in Trump White House
Mar 27, 2017 In the News
Rep. Quigley joins Ana Cabrera on CNN to discuss Chairman Nunes' disappointing decision to cancel second Intelligence Hearing, which aids efforts to obstruct and suppress answers.

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