Russia and Iran have obtained voter registration information and Iran is using it to send disinformation to voters across the United States, FBI Director Christopher Wray and Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced during a Wednesday night news conference. Ratcliffe said these "actions are desperate attempts by desperate adversaries," while Wray stated Americans "should be confident that your vote counts. Early, unverified claims to the contrary should be viewed with a healthy dose of skepticism." Democratic voters in Florida, Pennsylvania, and at least two other battleground states have received emails claiming to be from the Proud Boys, a far-right group. The threatening emails tell recipients if they don't vote for President Trump, "we will come after you." Ratcliffe said Iran has been sending emails to voters, but did not specifically say if they were the messages allegedly sent by the Proud Boys.

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