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Trump Calls Unsubstantiated Russia Allegations 'Nonsense'
President-elect Donald Trump called the new unsubstantiated allegations that Russia is in possession of personal and financial information about him as "nonsense." "A thing like that should have never been written, it should never been had and it should certainly never have been released," Trump
Official: Trump Briefed on Potentially Compromising Report
Top intelligence officials last week told President-elect Donald Trump about an unsubstantiated report that Russia had compromising personal and financial information about him, a U.S. official said Tuesday
FBI Director Testifies on Russia Hacking
The top directors of U.S. intelligence agencies gathered at the Senate today to answer another round of questions on Russian election hacks.
Spokesman Denies Donald Trump Is Mulling Plans to Overhaul Top US Intelligence Agencies
Incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer today flatly denied that President-elect Donald Trump was considering reported plans to reform America’s top intelligence agencies. The denial comes after a senior Trump transition official, speaking to ABC News earlier today, confirmed a Wednesday
How Donald Trump and Intelligence Agencies Differ on 2016 Hacking
Since reports emerged last summer that the Democratic National Committee had been hacked, Donald Trump has questioned U.S. intelligence agencies’ assertions that Russia is behind the election meddling. Here is what Trump has recently said (and tweeted), versus what the U.S. intelligence community
Top 10 Political Moments of 2016
ABC News' Ryan Struyk and Katherine Faulders take us through the top ten moments of 2016.
Why Feds Are So Confident Russia Was Behind the DNC Hack And Other Breaches
The U.S. government provided new details today that revealed how a state adversary broke into American computer systems and influenced the U.S. democratic process. In a report issued this afternoon, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security outlined “technical details” that led them to conclude
The Note: Electoral College in the Spotlight
NOTABLES --WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT TODAY’S VOTE: Electoral College members will meet Monday around the country to place their votes for president of the United States. It is a constitutionally mandated ritual every four years that this year Americans will watch with interest. The Electoral College's
DNC Chair Contradicts Obama: Russian Hackers Came After Us 'Until End of Election'
ABC News' Martha Raddatz goes one-on-one with DNC chair Donna Brazile on "This Week."