Trump Tweets False Claim About Warnings of Russian Hacking

Trump himself had talked in September about accusations of Russian hacking, and again in October, after U.S. If Russia, or some other entity, was hacking, why did the White House wait so long to act? Why did they only complain after Hillary lost? intelligence officials publicly accused Russians of complicity in purloining emails from Democratic organizations and officials. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

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Trump Tweets False Claim About Warnings of Russian Hacking

US President-elect Donald Trump speaks during the USA Thank You Tour December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. — Donald J. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Dawn had barely broken Thursday when Donald Trump again spread via Twitter something provably false: that the White House had not raised an alarm about Russian interference in the presidential election until after Hillary Clinton’s defeat. US President-elect Donald Trump speaks during the USA Thank You Tour December 9, 2016 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 15, 2016

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