White House says China has the largest program to interfere in US elections

US President Donald Trump leaves after a meeting next to the White House, July 19, 2017. (AFP)

The White House said Friday that China had the largest program among countries seeking to interfere in the upcoming US presidential elections.

“We know the Chinese have taken the most active role,” US national security adviser Robert O’Brien told reporters.

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“We’ve made it very clear to the Chinese, to the Russians, to the Iranians and others that haven’t been publicly disclosed that anyone ... that attempts to interfere with the American elections will face extraordinary consequences,” he said.

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