Homeland eyes special declaration to take charge of elections

Even before the FBI identified new cyberattacks on two separate state election boards, the Department of Homeland Security began considering declaring the election a “critical infrastructure,” giving it the same control over security it has over Wall Street and the electric power grid.
The latest admissions of attacks could speed up that effort possibly including the upcoming presidential election, according to officials.
“We should carefully consider whether our election system, our election process, is critical infrastructure like the financial sector, like the power grid,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said….. [read more]

lhwm notes: Who is Homeland Security backing for President?  Hiliary Clinton, an extension of Obama.  I’m sure they will be as unbiased as the media is though, right.

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