Hillary Debunked: Intelligence Agencies Do Not Think Russia Hacked DNC
In the third and final presidential debate Hillary Clinton said 17 U.S. Intelligence agencies claimed Russia is responsible for the damaging hacks on the DNC and Clinton campaign. She bashed Trump over the head with this claim, using it to suggest he was questioning the work of the entire nation’s intelligence staff. On the night, fact checking sites and mainstream media outlets all announced that Hillary’s claim was true. Politifact, USA Today, CNN, NBC… But they are wrong. What Hillary said was a lie. First of all, only two intelligence entities – the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) – have weighed in on this issue, not 17 intelligence agencies. @HillaryClinton These are your "17 US inteligence agencies". How's the Coast Guard investigation going? Or DEA? Or Energy? Do tell. pic.twitter.com/tIiqCgxA29 — WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 21, 2016 And even what the DNI and the DHS said was ambiguous about Russian involvement. An unclassified October 7, 2016 joint DNI-DHS statement on this issue said the hacks “are consistent with the methods and motivations of Russian-directed efforts. These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the US election process. “Such activity is not new to […]
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