FYI: It’s the Russkies Wot Did It?

13 December 2016 — CLG News

[It remains to be seen just how accurate the stories below really are. WB]

Breaking: Administration is now actively questioning the legitimacy of Trump’s election victory | 12 Dec 2016 | Hillary Clinton’s top political adviser John Podesta said the campaign is supporting an effort by members of the Electoral College to request an intelligence briefing on foreign intervention in the presidential election. Podesta said that President Barack Obama backs this effort. “The bipartisan electors’ letter raises very grave issues involving our national security,” Podesta said in a written statement Monday. “Electors have a solemn responsibility under the Constitution and we support their efforts to have their questions addressed.”

 
Electors want briefing on Russian interference | 12 Dec 2016 | Ten Electoral College electors have asked U.S. intelligence officials for more information on ongoing investigations surrounding President-elect Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia. The group of electors, which includes the daughter of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), wrote an open letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking for the information ahead of their Dec. 19 meeting to formally vote for the next president.
 
Clinton campaign backs call for intelligence briefing before Electoral College vote | 12 Dec 2016 | Hillary Clinton’s top political adviser John Podesta said the campaign is supporting an effort by members of the Electoral College to request an intelligence briefing on foreign intervention in the presidential election. “The bipartisan electors’ letter raises very grave issues involving our national security,” Podesta said in a statement Monday. “Electors have a solemn responsibility under the Constitution and we support their efforts to have their questions addressed.”
 
Clinton Campaign Presses for Intelligence on Russian Hacking | 12 Dec 2016 | Hillary Clinton’s campaign Monday said that the Obama administration “owes it to the American people” to tell what it knows about Russian hacking of Clinton campaign emails and those of the Democratic National Committee as it attempted to sway last month’s election…The letter from the electors, released on the social media site Medium, was written by Christine Pelosi, the daughter of top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California. Minority Leader Pelosi, D-Calif., who receives super-secret intelligence as one of the top leaders of Congress, followed hours later with a call for an investigation by an independent [sic] commission.
 
McConnell backs congressional investigation into Russian interference | 12 Dec 2016 | ‘It defies belief that somehow Republicans in the Senate are reluctant to either review Russian tactics or ignore them,’ McConnell says. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) backed calls for a congressional probe into Russian interference in the U.S. election — throwing his support behind a growing call from Senate Republicans to investigate the issue.
 
UK Diplomat: I’ve met the DNC WikiLeaks leaker and the person is an insider – not Russian | 11 Dec 2016 | In early November, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told reporter John Pilger in an exclusive interview that it wasn’t Russia who hacked into the DNC and Clinton staff emails. Today former UK ambassador to Uzbekistan, Craig Murray, who is a close associate of Julian Assange, said he has met the DNC leaker and he’s not Russian. Via Craig Murray.org: “As Julian Assange has made crystal clear, the leaks did not come from the Russians. As I have explained countless times, they are not hacks, they are insider leaks – there is a major difference between the two. And it should be said again and again, that if Hillary Clinton had not connived with the DNC to fix the primary schedule to disadvantage Bernie, if she had not received advance notice of live debate questions to use against Bernie, if she had not accepted massive donations to the Clinton foundation and family members in return for foreign policy influence, if she had not failed to distance herself from some very weird and troubling people, then none of this would have happened. The continued ability of the mainstream media to claim the leaks lost Clinton the election because of ‘Russia’, while still never acknowledging the truths the leaks reveal, is Kafkaesque.”
 
CIA concludes ‘Russia DID intervene in the elections with the goal of helping Trump win’ but transition team dismisses claims saying they come from the ‘same people that said Saddam had WMDs’ | 09 Dec 2016 | The CIA found that Russia’s interference with the presidential elections went beyond an attempt to undermine American democracy as a whole – and actively favored Donald Trump’s chances, according to the [globalist dirt-bags at the] Washington Post. Those who provided WikiLeaks with emails from hacked Democratic accounts have been identified by intelligence authorities as members of a Russian campaign who worked towards the goal of seeing Trump elected, officials told the Post. The shocking conclusion, made by a ‘consensus’ of intelligence agencies, was reported the same day President Barack Obama ordered a review of cyber attacks that targeted Democratic organizations and operatives during the 2016 elections. But Trump’s transition team shot down the findings, issuing a statement that read: ‘These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.’

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Posted 13th December 2016 by InI in category "Russia", "USA

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