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Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized a campaign to help former President Donald Trump and undermine President Biden in last year's election, according to U.S. intelligence. Putin is shown here on March 12 at a residence outside Moscow. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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Sue Gordon in 2017 as deputy national intelligence director. Office of the Director of National Intelligence via AP hide caption

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Exclusive: After Quitting Last Year, Senior U.S. Intelligence Official Now Talks

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A security camera and flag adorn the entrance to the Russian Embassy in London. On Tuesday, lawmakers slammed the British government for failing to look into possible Russian interference in U.K. politics. Justin Tallis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Maria Butina, seen in this courtroom sketch, stands beside her attorney Robert Driscoll during a court hearing late last year in Washington, D.C. The Russian woman has been released from prison after serving a sentence for conspiracy. Dana Verkouteren/AP hide caption

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A Republican observer looks at a ballot during a hand recount last November in Broward County, Fla. Florida officials and lawmakers are still learning about cyberattacks there. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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'Possible' More Counties Than Now Known Were Hacked In 2016, Fla. Delegation Says

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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., Friday before the Mueller report on Russian interference and potential Trump campaign collusion was handed over to him. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Carter Page speaks with reporters in November 2017 following a day of questions from the House intelligence committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands at their summit in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday. Trump upset many in the U.S. intelligence community by refusing to endorse their finding that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. Putin said he favored Trump in the election, but did not indicate whether he did anything to help him. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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President Trump, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin leave a press conference after their meeting Monday in Helsinki. Trump sided against his intelligence officials, who have said Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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The National Rifle Association is responding to a request from a top congressional Democrat over foreign funding amid questions about its possible role in Russia's 2016 election meddling. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Adm. Michael Rogers, chief of the U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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NSA Chief: U.S. Response 'Hasn't Changed The Calculus' Of Russian Interference

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