This needs to be repeated frequently. Seems to be an eagerness to conflate DNC/Podesta hacks with vote hacks. https://t.co/Wxi2n6Swov
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) December 12, 2016
In spite of reports that either directly claim or insinuate that Russia “hacked the election” last month, White House Spokesman Josh Earnest admitted that wasn’t the case:
US intel agencies didn't detect any malicious cyberactivity "that interfered w the casting and counting of ballots" on Nov. 8 @PressSec
— Juliet Eilperin (@eilperin) December 12, 2016
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says there was no evidence of hacks impacting counting and/or casting of ballots
— Jamie Dupree (@jamiedupree) December 12, 2016
Earnest said it’s been determined Russia was behind various cyberactivity not directly related to the election:
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) December 12, 2016
With that in mind, the Obama White House will respond:
WH sez @POTUS ordered "proportional response" against Russia for politically aimed "hack & leak strategy," which may never be made public.
— Alexis Simendinger (@ASimendinger) December 12, 2016
What could that mean?
He sent a strongly posed selfie to them. https://t.co/rEr0m8RvY3
— Liars Never Win (@liars_never_win) December 12, 2016
Accompanied by some hashtags, no doubt.
Wait, what? So Trump was elected fairly? https://t.co/lvgw1S1mr5
— Jim Rose (@JimRoseVSOP) December 12, 2016
Soooo "Russians hacked the election" = fake news then? https://t.co/FcN1hHutKQ
— Matt Coldagelli (@mattcoldagelli) December 12, 2016
But there IS concrete evidence of major media figures coordinating with Hillary's campaign. Thus the media outrage. https://t.co/beUnpB8cZq
— Jesse Kelly (@JesseKellyDC) December 12, 2016
Well that should end it hahahahaha no it won't https://t.co/2hCPZaFpB5
— Bourbon Monkey (@Psudrozz) December 12, 2016