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Trump rejects intel; lawmakers vow probe of Russia hacking

 


WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Sunday called a recent CIA assessment of Russian hacking "ridiculous" and says he's not interested in getting daily intelligence briefings — an unprecedented public dismissal by a president-elect of the nation's massive and sophisticated intelligence apparatus.

Trump's remarks come as key congressional Republicans joined Democrats in demanding a bipartisan investigation into the Kremlin's activities and questioned consideration of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson — who has close business ties with Moscow — as head of the State Department.

Asked whether he's rejecting valuable intelligence on "Fox News Sunday," Trump was defiant.

http://www.startribune.com/trump-rejects-intel-lawmakers-vow-probe-of-russia-hacking/405894776/

 

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