Trump signs order to meddle in US elections

President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to help protect the United States from foreign interference in internal elections by establishing a process to impose sanctions on countries and other actors seeking to interfere.

The State Departments and the Treasury would decide on appropriate sanctions to recommend and impose, the US national security adviser, John Bolton, told reporters in a conference call on Wednesday.

Sanctions would include freezing assets, limiting access to US financial institutions. UU And the prohibition against US citizens investing in companies involved.