“We know from before, and I guarantee you I know it now, because now I’m getting briefings again.” The Russians are still committed to trying to delegitimize our electoral process. Done, ”Biden said.
He warned that if Russia continued to intervene, there would be “a real price to pay” if it won the November elections against Republican President Donald Trump.
It is not known when Mr Biden began receiving intelligence briefings, which is normal for presidential candidates from major parties. His campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Mr Biden told a press conference on June 30 that he had not been offered a confidential briefing and ‘could very well’ request one the day after reports that Mr Trump did not give following information from intelligence services that Russia had paid bonuses to American troops in Afghanistan.
Former vice president of President Barack Obama has criticized Mr. Trump for reports that he did not read his intelligence briefings.
Several US intelligence agencies have discovered that Russia acted to aid Mr. Trump in the 2016 election, a charge that Russia denies and which Mr. Trump has repeatedly called a “hoax.”