Trump used his first public comments on the cyber intrusion to dismiss the severity of the hack while asserting that the media was playing it up to hurt him.
“The Cyber Hack is far greater in the Fake News Media than in actuality.
Russia, Russia, Russia is the priority chant when anything happens because Lamestream is, for mostly financial reasons, petrified of discussing the possibility that it may be China (it may!
The tweets flew in the face of recent comments from high-ranking officials such as Pompeo who said Friday evening that Russia was behind the intrusion.
Pompeo was the first major government official to publicly blame Russia, though members of Congress and outside experts had widely concluded that Moscow was behind the intrusion.
The Saturday morning remarks from Trump followed a pattern of him being wary of criticizing Moscow over cyber threats.
“And I think it ought to be, whatever we assess what the cost we incur to be — plus, plus, plus. »