PBS NewsHour

The video and email campaign used by Iran to sow confusion

Clip: 10/22/2020 | 5m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

On Wednesday night, the director of national intelligence, the director of the FBI and other top U.S. officials appeared at a news briefing to discuss foreign interference in the 2020 election. They pointed in particular to a campaign they allege Iran launched to sow confusion and mistrust. But some lawmakers fear the assessment itself may have political motivations. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 10/22/20

Rating: NR

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