Trump says intelligence officials delayed briefing on russian hacking – the new york times
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A spokesman for the director of national intelligence declined to comment on Mr. Mobile homes for rent tomball tx Trump’s claim.
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Mr. Mobile homes for rent easley sc Trump’s Twitter post, on a day when he had said he might reveal “things that other people don’t know” about the hacking, underscored his skepticism about the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that the Russian government used cyberattacks to tip the election in his favor.
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It was not clear whether a meeting to discuss the hacking had been scheduled for Tuesday or, if so, why it did not occur. Mobile homes for rent gaffney sc But Mr. Mobile homes for rent york pa Trump’s insinuation was that intelligence officials were intentionally withholding information from him. Mobile homes for rent aurora co For weeks, he has dismissed their findings and strongly criticized the intelligence agencies, saying they cannot be trusted because they were convinced, incorrectly, that there were weapons of mass destruction in Iraq before the United States’ 2003 invasion.
The decision by Mr. Mobile homes for rent ellijay ga Comey and Mr. Mobile homes for rent tyler tx Clapper to brief Mr. Mobile homes for rent austin tx Trump in person appears to be an effort to show him how seriously they take their conclusions that the Russian government was behind the hacking of Democratic officials before the election.
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Despite Mr. Mobile house jalandhar Trump’s skepticism, Republican leaders on Capitol Hill, including Senator John McCain of Arizona, have embraced the intelligence agencies’ conclusions and praised Mr. House cleaning mobile al Obama’s decision last week to impose sanctions on the Russian government. Mobile homes for rent hendersonville nc Mr. Mobile homes for rent va McCain, who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, has scheduled a hearing for Thursday at which Mr. Mobile homes for rent kissimmee fl Clapper; the head of the National Security Agency, Adm. Mobile homes for rent nashville tn Michael S. Mobile homes for rent beaufort sc Rogers; and others are expected to testify about the hacking.
Mr. Mobile homes for rent davie fl Trump had asked for an array of senior intelligence officials — including Mr. Mobile homes for rent charlotte nc Comey, Mr. Mobile homes for rent yucaipa ca Clapper, Admiral Rogers and Mr. Mobile house for sale by owner Brennan — to brief him in the same room so he could question them about their findings and ascertain whether they agreed with one another’s assessments, according to a transition official.
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At his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Mr. Mobile phone design house Trump said he would disclose information on Tuesday or Wednesday about the hacking “that other people don’t know.”
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