At a cabinet meeting a few minutes ago, President Donald Trump answered “No” when asked if “Russia is still targeting the U.S.?”

This would be the opposite of what Director of National Intelligence Dan Coates just said last week, however:

No, we can’t say this was unexpected:

And it sent former NSA director Gen. Michael Hayden to DEFCON 3 on the OMG-o-meter:

With DEFCON 5 being peace and DEFCON 1 being, “Mom took away the teen girl’s phone,” OMG-3 is pretty darn serious.

Sen. Lindsey Graham offered up a more sober take on the “discrepancy”:

Pretty much.