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Pompeo: "No question" the midterms will be safe from interference

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CBS News' Norah O'Donnell on Wednesday that there's "no question" the midterm elections will be safe from foreign interference.

The big picture: Lawmakers have grappled with how exactly to combat election interference after the 2016 election, though they agree that it's a pressing issue that must be dealt with immediately. But Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said, per The Hill, that legislation aiming to address election security won't be passed by the midterms.