A top intelligence official says Russia is "using a range of measures" to "denigrate" former Vice President Joe Biden ahead of the 2020 presidential election, while China "prefers" that President Trump, "whom Beijing sees as unpredictable," does "not win re-election." William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, released a statement on Friday detailing the "intentions and activities" of U.S. adversaries in the presidential election, which describes how intelligence officials are "concerned" about interference, primarily from China, Russia, and Iran. "Some Kremlin-linked actors are also seeking to boost President Trump's candidacy on social media and Russian television," the statement said. Finally, Evanina said Iran seeks to "undermine U.S. democratic institutions, President Trump, and to divide the country in advance of the 2020 elections."

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