U.S. Says Russia Directed Hacks to Influence Elections

The government formally accused the Kremlin of stealing and disclosing emails from the Democratic National Committee and other sources. In a joint statement from the director of national intelligence, James Clapper Jr., and the Department of Homeland Security, the government said the leaked emails that have appeared on a variety of websites were “intended to interfere with the U.S. election process.”

Publisher: NYTimes | Author: David E. Sanger

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elections, obama, and russia
DATE PUBLISHED
2016-10-07 (Modified: 2016-10-07)

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