Russian Hacking Report a Political Hack Job?

The recently released declassified Russian hacking of the election has all the earmarks of a political hack job. When you look at the contents and timing of the report it becomes even more suspect. In the declassified report there is no supporting data and no smoking gun. It is all inferred what the Russians may or may not have tried to do. Heck, part of the report was supplied by the DNC. Right?

As Written By Fred Fleitz for Fox News:

Friday night, during her last show on Fox News, Megyn Kelly asked former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Pete Hoekstra whether he accepted the conclusion by 17 intelligence agencies in a recently released declassified report that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and that this interference came at the direction of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Hoekstra gave an answer many viewers of “The Kelly File” did not anticipate.  He noted that the declassified report represents the views of only three intelligence agencies, not seventeen. Hoekstra also questioned why the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) did not co-author or clear the report and why it lacked dissenting views.

The declassified report issued on January 6 is an abridged version of a longer report ordered by President Obama that concluded Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign to undermine the 2016 president election, hurt Hillary’s candidacy and promote Donald Trump through cyber warfare, social media and the state-owned Russia cable channel RT. Although the report’s authors said they have high confidence in most of these conclusions, they were unable to include any evidence for classification reasons.

As someone who worked in the intelligence field for 25 years, I share Congressman Hoekstra’s concerns about Friday’s declassified Russia report and a similar Joint DHS and ODNI Election Security Statement released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and DHS on ….


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  • jong

    Once again ask your self two questions. First who would Russia benefit from having as President?? Since Putin has run over both ole jug ears and the beast it would seem the end game would be to make sure Trump did not get in. Then you have the three monkey’s reporting. Clapper who is head of a agency that has no respect by the others and does not like Trump. You have Comey who has well proven he is political hack and Rogers who backed away since he is only in charge of security and getting lunches at Fort Meade. Not a SINGLE intelligence agent has been asked. And Brennan has his face firmly fixed to ole jug ears back side.