Senate Intel Committee sets hearing on Russian election interference
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The Senate Intelligence Committee has scheduled a hearing for March 30 on Russian interference in the election, the leaders of the panel said Friday.

The hearing will be titled, Disinformation: A Primer in Russian Active Measures and Influence Campaigns, according to a statement from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrConservatives leery of FBI deal on informant Senate confirms Haspel to head CIA The Hill's Morning Report: Mueller probe hits one-year mark MORE (R-N.C.) and Ranking Democrat Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerConservatives leery of FBI deal on informant Overnight Finance: House sends Dodd-Frank rollbacks to Trump | What's in the bill | Trump says there is 'no deal' to help ZTE | Panel approves bill to toughen foreign investment reviews DHS secretary says she hasn’t seen assessment that Russia interfered to help Trump win MORE (Va.).

The hearing will include two panels. The first, meeting at 10 a.m., will examine the "history and characteristics" of information campaigns by Russia. The second panel, which examines the "role and capabilities of cyber operations," will meet at 2 p.m.

The intelligence community publicly blamed Russia for hacks of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) last year and suggested the attacks were carried out to help President Trump win.

Moscow has denied any involvement in the hacking campaign.

Trump has been dismissive of the intelligence community's conclusions, mostly casting blame on the DNC for poor security practices.

A bipartisan group of lawmakers have advocated a thorough investigation of possible interference.