There is a CIA report that says that the Russians helped Donald Trump win the election. This was hotly disputed on CNN by the Trump Camp’s Sean Spicer with host Michael Smerconish. There is also an unsupported fake news item that the RNC was hacked. This, too, was disputed. At no point was proof provided. Sounds like a smear job at this altitude.
As Written by Sandy Fitzgerald for Newsmax:
President-elect Donald Trump’s camp Saturday morning strongly pushed back against reports of a CIA secret assessment determining that Russia likely interfered in the 2016 election in his favor, with Republican National Committee Communication Director Sean Spicer demanding proof from a CNN anchor that Russian involvement affected the outcome.
“What proof does anyone have that they affected the outcome? Zero,” Spicer said in a heated interview with CNN’s Michael Smerconish. “Show me what facts have actually shown that anything undermined that election. Donald Trump won 306 electoral votes, 62 million Americans voted for him. So what proof do you have or anyone has that any of this affected the outcome of the election?”
On Friday, The Washington Post reported that the CIA found Russia intervened in the election on Trump’s behalf, not just to undermine confidence in the electoral process. In addition, The New York Timesreported that Russia had hacked into the RNC’s computers but withheld the information it seized, a claim Spicer strongly denied Saturday….
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