The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the US electoral system. The report prompted the Obama administration to review the Russian hacking, the Washington Post reported. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock Citing US officials briefed on the matter, the Post said on Friday that intelligence agencies had identified individuals with connections to the Russian government who provided thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and others, including the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, to WikiLeaks.The officials described the individuals as people known to the intelligence community who were part of a wider Russian operation to boost Trump and reduce Clinton’s chances of winning the election.”It is the assessment of the intelligence community that Russia’s goal here was to favor one candidate over the other, to help Trump get elected,” the paper quoted a senior US official who briefed on an intelligence presentation made to US senators. “That’s the consensus view.”The Obama administration has been debating for months how to respond to the alleged Russian intrusions, with White House officials concerned… Read full this story
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