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WH: Donald Trump Benefited From Russian Hacks

On Monday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest was asked if the Obama administration had a position on why the Russians were interfering with the 2016 election.

“You didn’t need a security clearance to figure out who benefited from malicious Russian cyberactivity,” Earnest told the reporter.

Earnest went on to say: “The President-elect didn’t call it into question. He called on Russia to hack his opponent. He called on Russia to hack Secretary Clinton.”

“The last several weeks of the election were focused on a discussion of emails that had been hacked and leaked by the Russians. These were emails from the DNC and John Podesta, not from the RNC and Steve Bannon,”
Earnest stated.