US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

FBI Director Christopher Wray, left, and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, center, arrive for a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON — Three of the nation’s top intelligence officials confirmed Tuesday that they have seen evidence of Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections — part of what they say is Moscow’s escalating cyber assault on American and European democracies.