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 BurrBattle lines drawn over Biden's support for vaccine waivers FDA unveils plan to ban menthol cigarettes, flavored cigars The Hill's Morning Report - Biden to country: 'Turning peril into possibility' MORE (R-N.C.) and Ranking Democrat Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerFacebook board decision on Trump ban pleases no one Schumer works to balance a divided caucus's demands Senate Intel vows to 'get to the bottom' of 'Havana syndrome' attacks MORE (Va.).

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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.