Iran Behind Pro-Trump ‘Hit List' of US Election Officials, FBI Says

Federal officials made the announcement Wednesday

TEHRAN, IRAN - SEPTEMBER 18: An Iranian woman walks past an Iranian flag painted on a wall, as Iranians try to lead normal lives while bracing for renewed US sanctions on September 18, 2018 in Tehran, Iran. After President Donald Trump withdrew the US from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal last spring, Washington reimposed one set of sanctions in August, and will impose more on November 4, which are designed to cut-off Iran's oil revenue. So far this year the Iranian currency, the rial, has tumbled in value, prices have soared, and shortages of some goods like diapers/nappies have appeared.
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Iran created an online "hit list" of U.S. government officials who helped conduct and certify the 2020 U.S. presidential election, federal officials announced Wednesday.

Titled "Enemies of the people," the list was framed as a call to arms for supporters of President Donald Trump to take revenge on more than a dozen federal and state officials, as well as employees of the voting equipment manufacturer Dominion Voting Systems, NBC News reports.

The FBI and the U.S. Cybersecurity Agency “possess highly credible information indicating Iranian cyber actors almost certainly were responsible” for the site, which has since been taken down from its initial URL, the agencies wrote in a statement

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