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US election: Officials say Iran, Russia actively interfering in 2020 presidential election | FULL

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and intelligence community officials say Iran and Russia have “taken specific actions to influence public opinion” in the upcoming presidential election.

John Ratcliffe, the U.S. Director of National Security, said Wednesday that Iran is behind a series of emails to voters containing both intimidating threats to vote for particular candidates, as well as false information about voting.

The emails were sent after Iran obtained “some voter information” from U.S. databases, he said.

Ratcliffe also said Russia has obtained some voter information as well, but has not yet conducted any actions similar to Iran’s.

“You can be confident your votes are secure,” he told a news conference.

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    You can buy Russian bots easily. I know I did. Lol.

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    Benedict Donald is attempting to put into Americans minds that WHEN he loses, he’ll blame it on foreign entities. Truth be told we need protection from Trumps efforts to cheat our democratic right to a fair election!!!

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    The publishers at Twitter have allowed The President of Iran to make death threats against the United States on their platform, meanwhile they are censoring a U.S. news outlet.

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    Facebook, Twitter make editorial decisions to limit distribution of story claiming to show 'smoking gun' emails related to Biden and his sonMark Zuckerberg Blocking the posts that are true about Joe Biden emails now the senates are going to subpoena mark Zuckerberg / FacebookSo terrible that Facebook and Twitter took down the story of “Smoking Gun” emails related to Sleepy Joe Biden

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    OSHA Issues FAQs Regarding Face Coverings, Surgical Masks, and Respirators in the WorkplaceOn Wednesday, June 10, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a series of frequently asked questions and answers regarding the use of cloth face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators in the workplace related to COVID-19. The new guidance recognizes that as many workers begin to return to the workplace throughout the United States, they may be wearing masks in the workplace for the first time. The FAQs represent the most recent guidance from OSHA addressing protective measures for workplaces during the coronavirus pandemic.
    Differences Between Cloth Face Coverings, Surgical Masks, and Respirators
    The new FAQs first address key differences between cloth face coverings, surgical masks, and respirators.
    OSHA emphasizes that cloth face coverings are items made from garments, scarves, or other fabrics that help contain the wearer’s potentially infectious respiratory droplets in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. Unlike surgical masks and respirators, cloth face coverings “are not considered personal protective equipment (PPE)” and are “not appropriate substitutes for PPE such as respirators” including N95 respirators or medical face masks where respirators or face masks are recommended or required to protect the wearer. OSHA explains that cloth face coverings “will not protect the wearer against airborne transmissible infectious agents” because of the loose fit and the lack of a seal or inadequate filtration. While there are limitations to cloth face coverings, they may be “used by almost any worker,” except that those “who have trouble breathing or are otherwise unable to put on or remove a mask without assistance should not wear one.”
    As explained by OSHA, surgical masks are typically medical devices which are cleared by the FDA—but OSHA cautions that not all devices that look like surgical masks are actually medical-grade or cleared to be used as a medical device. A primary function of an actual surgical mask is to protect workers against splashes, sprays, and droplets that may contain potentially infectious materials. Therefore, OSHA considers surgical masks to be PPE. OSHA reminds employers that under OSHA’s PPE standard “employers must provide any necessary PPE at no cost to workers.” Therefore, if surgical masks “are being used only as source control—not to protect workers” against droplets containing potentially infectious materials—then OSHA’s “PPE standards do not require employers to provide them to workers.” OSHA also explains that surgical masks alone “will not protect the wearer against airborne transmissible infectious agents” for reasons similar to the limitations of a cloth face covering.
    With respect to respirators, OSHA explains that these are “used to prevent workers from inhaling small particles, including airborne transmissible or aerosolized infectious agents.” When respirators are used they “must be provided and used in accordance with OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard” which is contained at 29 CFR 1910.134. The use of a respirator requires “proper training, fit testing, availability of appropriate medical evaluations and monitoring, cleaning, and oversight by a knowledgeable staff member.” OSHA further explains that when respirators are necessary to protect workers, the employer must have a respiratory protection program compliant with OSHA’s standard. However, workers may voluntarily use filtering facepiece respirators or FFRs if permitted by the employer. If an employer does permit the voluntary use of FFRs, then employees must receive information that is contained in Appendix D of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard.
    OSHA then seeks to clarify several questions specific to cloth face coverings. OSHA first explains that employers are not required to provide cloth face coverings, but may choose to do so as a feasible means of helping to control the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. For example, OSHA explains that an employer may choose to have workers use cloth face coverings “as a means of source control” when the risk of transmission cannot be controlled through other methods such as by enforcing social distancing or by using physical barriers.
    OSHA further reminds employers that the General Duty Clause under the Occupational Safety and Health Act requires each employer to furnish a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious physical harm. Therefore, employers may decide to use a combination of engineering controls, administrative controls, as well as safe work practices such as social distancing and cloth face coverings (when actual PPE is not required for the particular working conditions). OSHA states that it “generally recommends that employers encourage workers to wear face coverings at work” particularly to help wearers who are asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic from spreading the virus.
    However, OSHA provides that “employers have the discretion to determine whether to allow employees to wear cloth face coverings in the workplace based on the specific circumstances present at the work site.” Therefore, it is important for employers to carefully evaluate the appropriateness of cloth face coverings for the particular conditions that are present. Where cloth face coverings are not appropriate during certain job tasks, “employers can provide PPE, such as face shields and/or surgical masks, instead of encouraging workers to wear cloth face coverings.” OSHA also reiterates that cloth face coverings are not a substitute for other practices such as social distancing measures.
    When respirators are necessary in a particular workplace, employers “must not use surgical masks or cloth face coverings” as a substitute. OSHA reminds employers that it has issued temporary guidance regarding enforcement discretion around the use of respirators, including extending the use or reuse of certain respirators, and/or using respirators that have been certified under the standards of other countries or jurisdictions.
    Moreover, OSHA clarifies that while it has described “crisis strategies” for healthcare settings in which surgical masks or cloth face coverings may offer “more protection than no mask at all” when respirators are needed but not available, such guidance is “not intended to suggest that surgical masks or cloth face coverings provide adequate protection against exposure to airborne contaminants for which respirators would ordinarily be needed.” OSHA also reminds employers that permissible exposure limits of all substance-specific standards—such as asbestos and silica—remain in place, and surgical masks or cloth face coverings “are not an acceptable means of protection when respirators would otherwise be required” such as when engineering, administrative, and work practice controls do not adequately control the exposure.

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    fate cannot be changed Someome

    I need boyfriend 💋💋💋💋💋💞💞💞💞

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    The publishers at Twitter have allowed The President of Iran to make death threats against the United States on their platform, meanwhile they are censoring a U.S. news outlet.

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    Bullshit Detector

    May IRAN & RUSSIA rescue the American people from you demonic beasts. Two satanic force at eachother's throat to inslave the American people and make
    "I Z R A E" Great at the price of the American blood & suffering. Both Biden and Trump are satanic, and anyone in the right mind has already figured that out.

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    Nataliemissesu Allthetime

    Ok. This is to boost 45 voters? I am a little suspect the way it is being portrayed.

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    Iran needs to be turned to glass 💯

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    Really nice 👌 😍💋 💝💖❤️

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    But not…. China, ok seriously though stop drinking your own koolaid… GTFOH!

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    No one cares mate

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    👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻

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    Elect Biden and Americans will see more infiltration and interference from China. See how the American mainstream media and Wall Street have changed because of China’s corruption efforts. For personal gains people would sell their national values and democratic principles.

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    individual lives matter

    You dont care about hunter biden's emails?

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    RøśëGīrł Ñīghtčörē

    Me: I know mate I couldn’t care less anymore.

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    Biden Laptop Matters !!
    BLM !

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    WRAY is a SLEEpER

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    And No Country Would Waste It's Time Or Money to Interfere In Insignificant Zero Influence and Pathetically Powerless Terrorist Loving Military Cheapskate Couldn't Scare a Troop of Girl Scouts SJW Libtard Socialist Wimp Canada!!

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    No talk of Twitter, Facebook or Google?

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    Joe biden campaign has collapsed they know this, that's why obongo has to campaign for him and there getting russian narrative ready for when they lose again.

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    Trump LOVES putin. They have secret meetings.

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    Thrump has a Chinese bank account. Ivanka does a lot of business there, as well.

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    TRUMP2020 🇺🇸🗽⚖🤝

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    I say ask the foreign policy questions. Biden should be exposed along with his son as being the liars that they are…!

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    Love and gratitude to our FBI!!!
    Thank You!!!!🙏💜🇺🇸

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    Guessin' that GloBull still wants to peddle B*llsh*t ???? Funny how C H I N A & l R A N never come up…

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    Funny because the ones that are most interfering with the U.S. elections are the US intelligence agencies themselves together with big tech.

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    What you REALLY MEAN is that the Demomafia is trying to fraudulently win this election

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    With all the technology we have, vote security should include computer scanning of paper votes. One idea is to have super computers (controlled by 2 Republicans & 2 Democrats [confirmed by DNC & RNC]) keep track of all votes not done in person with ID. This should be done with cameras, scans, and digital programs checking signatures, if citizen already voted, dead already, fake identities, actual citizens not Russian Chinese nationals, and the like… If found incorrect or criminal appropriate action should be taken.

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    Why now. ????? What does Comey say ???

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    What about China, China China ??? HACKS !

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    The Director of National Intelligence quietly says as a known fact, as if Trump and the Republicans have not vehemently denied it, that Russia obtained voter information and tampered with the 2016 election.

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    Al Gore should have won the election, but there was fraudulant voter count, voting ballots gone missing are you kidding

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    230,000 dead, trump lies, and we die. Don't get distracted.

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    LOL other countries don't need to bother inciting civil unrest, they are doing a fine job themselves…

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