This latest NSA leak puts the lie to what then President Obama told us had happened. he may have told Vladimir Putin to cut it out, but that does not appear to be what resulted. Despite Mr. Obama telling us that the Russians backed off, this latest information reveals that they kept at it. The timeline for the process is revealed here. Also, ask yourself to question why, at the National Security Administration, are we still having leaks? They are in charge of the most secret of government secrets. Why does this still happen?
As Written By Peter Hasson for the Daily Caller:
Leaked NSA documents revealing that Russia engaged in election-related hacking efforts just days before the election directly contradict what former President Barack Obama told the American public.
Speaking at a year-end news conference in December, Obama told the public that Russian interference in the election ceased after he told Russian President Vladimir Putin to “cut it out” in early September. Russia’s cyberattacks stopped after warnings of “serious consequences” if they continued, Obama said.
“What I was concerned about in particular was making sure [the DNC hack] wasn’t compounded by potential hacking that could hamper vote counting, affect the actual election process itself,” Obama said. “So in early September when I saw President Putin in China, I felt that the most effective way to ensure that that didn’t happen was to talk to him directly and tell him to cut it out and there were going to be serious consequences if he didn’t. And in fact we did not see further tampering of the election process.”
“But the leaks through WikiLeaks had already occurred,” Obama said, indicating that any further election interference was the result of emails released by WikiLeaks in the days and weeks leading up to the election……….
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