Trump has been informed about Putin’s meddling role 2 weeks before taking up office: report

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NYT: Trump was informed of 2017, that Putin ordered hacking

The New York Times reported that President Trump was informed, that Putin ordered the hacking two weeks before the trump card of the inauguration; reaction and analysis on ” The Ingraham angle.’

President-elect, Donald Trump, two weeks before taking the oath of office in January 2017, has been shown high intelligence, classified to demand that the Russian President Vladimir Putin personally, the Russian intervention efforts in the 2016 presidential elections ordered, according to a report.

The data that was backed up by E-Mails and texts from the Russian military and top-secret source close to Putin, goals, who has to start the CIA, the Kremlin decided to his hacking, and disinformation efforts against U.S., the New York Times reported.

Trump was “gnashing his teeth, convinced that” through the assessment, according to the times, which spoke with some other people at the intelligence briefing.

The Assembly Jan joined. 6, 2017, at the Trump Tower in New York City and Trump was informed by a number of officials, including now-triggered FBI Director James Comey and John Brennan, the then Director of the CIA.

Both Comey and Brennan, meanwhile, have one of the harshest critics of the President, with Brennan sparring with Trump about his comments in this week’s summit with Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

The officials said Trump of Putin’s role in the Kremlin, the efforts of the hack of the US political objectives, such as the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and as the officers of the Russian secret service, drawn with groups such as WikiLeaks to publish the stolen E-Mails.


The revelation of the briefing comes after Trump claimed on Wednesday that he is the toughest President on the question of Russia, while he was still under fire over his back-and-forth comments about Russian interference in the election.

“There has never been a President so heavily on Russia, as I was.”

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“There has never been a President so heavily on Russia, as I was,” Trump told reporters before a Cabinet meeting. He said he is “very good” in the fight against Russia, and pointed out that U.S. sanctions against the country and a number of Russian nationals, who were expelled as spies.

“I think President Putin knows this better than anyone else, certainly much better than the media. He understands it, and he is not said to be happy about it,” Trump.

These comments followed a contentious summit with Putin on Monday in Helsinki, where Trump said that although he had great trust in the U.S. intelligence community, the Russian President has a “strong and powerful” denial-about the Kremlin, the role of the interference in the election.

Trump added that he “can see no reason why” Russia would be behind the choice of intervention, and suggested that Russia and the USA are to blame for the strained relations.

But the President returned the next day, told reporters that he misspoke and said that he fully accepted that the US intelligence community the conclusions of a Russian intervention efforts.

“I came back and said,” What’s the matter, what’s the big deal?'” Trump said, adding that he looked at the transcript and “realized that there is a need for some clarification.” He said he was going to say that he is not why not see Russia “” responsible for interference. “I’ve said the word ‘would’ instead of ‘would be’ … a sort of a double negative,” he insisted.

“I accept that our intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia’s interference in the election of 2016,” he added, but noted that “There are other people also could do that.”

On Wednesday, Trump the controversy was sparked, while touting his toughness on Russia, according to seemingly “no” to the question of whether Russia targeting was still the USA

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders pushed back against the proposal, calling Trump said “no” to more questions from the media-rather than on the question of Russian orientation.

“Because it does not currently have a choice today, not specifically, but we believe that we should take steps to ensure that you can not do it again,” she said, adding: “We believe that the threat is still present, this is the reason why we take steps to prevent it.”

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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