Donald Trump Doubts US Intelligence Findings On Russia Cyber Attack

By Carlos Gutierrez Jan 01, 2017 08:20 PM EST
Trump does not believe that Russia meddled in the US election
Trump does not believe that Russia meddled in the US election

Donald Trump doubts on a US intelligence finding that Russia meddled in the US election through computer hacking, a conclusion that led to US sanctions against Moscow. Trump declared that he wants them to be sure due to the seriousness of the charge. Donald Trump made this comment at his estate in Mar-a-Lago, Florida. He made observations on US intelligence, which said that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction many years ago. This was the pretext for the US-led invasion in 2003. Trump declared that this was a disaster and that they were wrong. He also that it was unfair to accuse Russia of hacking if there was any doubt. 

Trump knows things that other people do not know

Trump declared that he knows a lot about hacking and that it is a very hard thing to prove. So it could be somebody else. Trump added that he also knows things that other people don't know, and so they cannot be sure of the situation.

When asked about the things that other people do not know, Donald Trump stated: "You'll find out on Tuesday or Wednesday."

When asked how important cybersecurity would be to his administration, he declared: It is very important. If you have something really important, write it and have it delivered by courier, the old fashioned way because I will tell you that no computer is safe. Donald Trump does not trust computers at all.

Trump praised Putin for not expeling US diplomats 

The CIA and FBI agree that Russia meddled in the November US presidential election.  

Trump won the electoral college vote, while Hillary Clinton won the popular vote. Trump praised Russian President Vladimir Putin for not expeling US diplomats. We have to add that United States expeled 35 russian diplomats last week. There is a bit of tension now but it is believed that once that Trump becomes President, it will be different.

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