VIDEO: Obama Orders Intelligence Community To Conduct Full Review Of Election-Related Hacking
By CNN // December 10, 2016
Hacking believed to go back to 2008
ABOVE VIDEO: President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into hacking by the Russians designed to influence the 2016 election, White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said Friday.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama has ordered a full review into hacking aimed at influencing US elections going back to 2008, the White House said Friday.
“The President has directed the Intelligence Community to conduct a full review of what happened during the 2016 election process.
It is to capture lessons learned from that and to report to a range of stakeholders,” White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast with reporters Friday.
“This is consistent with the work that we did over the summer to engage Congress on the threats that we were seeing.
“White House spokesman Eric Schultz added later that the review would encompass malicious cyber activity related to US elections going back to 2008.
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