Donald Trump doesn't deny contact between his team and Russia
Original story at Mother Jones• 18 mentions • 9 months ago
Mother Jones 9 months ago
In his first press conference in half a year, Donald Trump came close to acknowledging the intelligence community's conclusion that Russia had meddled in the election to benefit him, saying, "I think it was Russia." But he quickly added that others are always trying to hack US targets and downplayed the Russian hack, asking why it received so much more attention than a Chinese cyber-attack on the US government several years ago. And when Trump was given a chance to rebut claims that his campaign team had been in communication with Russian intermediaries during the campaign, he did not deny ...