Trump Is Less Convinced About Russian Hacking Than His Intelligence Chiefs Are
National Propaganda Radio ^ | July 7, 2017 | Jessica Taylor
Posted on 7/7/2017, 9:36:07 AM by E. Pluribus Unum
To hear President Trump tell it, there’s still a lot of uncertainty as to whether or not Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections.
“Well, I think it was Russia, and I think it could have been other people in other countries. Could have been a lot of people interfered,” Trump said Thursday during a news conference in Poland, ahead of an international economic gathering in Germany. He went on to try to place blame to former President Barack Obama for not doing enough to stop any cyberattack.
“Nobody really knows for sure,” Trump continued, straddling a line before his Friday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom he’s repeatedly praised. “I remember when I was sitting back listening about Iraq — weapons of mass destruction — how everybody was 100 percent sure that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. Guess what? That led to one big mess. They were wrong.”
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