Trump has not yet ordered Russian interference be stopped at the source

WASHINGTON – A top intelligence official says President Donald Trump is not in command of the U.S. Cyber Command, to disrupt Russian cyber threats where they originate.

Managing director Mike Rogers, who is in charge of both the cyber command and the National Security Agency, told lawmakers on Tuesday that the president or the minister of defence would have to give him the power to disrupt the threats at the source.

Rogers told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, that that is not to say that the U.S. is not something to do in response to the Russian misinformation campaigns. He says that he is taking steps that are within his command authority, but that the united states has not chosen to take part in the some of the same problems that the US have experienced.

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