“This could be a whole house of cards.”
That’s what Congressman Peter King, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, thinks the “Russia-hacked-the-election” narrative may be.
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The committee — which has oversight jurisdiction over the CIA and FBI — was forced to cancel a briefing set for today after intelligence agencies refused to send representatives to discuss Russia’s alleged interference with the election.
Rep. King (R-NY) called the agencies’ refusal to share intelligence with Congress appalling.
“This violates all protocols, and it’s almost as if people in the intelligence community are carrying out a disinformation campaign against the president-elect of the United States,” King told Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly. “I just think this is disgraceful.”
King also said it’s outrageous that he and the House Intelligence Committee learned the CIA allegedly “concluded” that Russia had intervened in the presidential election through the Washington Post.
The WaPo, citing anonymous sources, claimed a secret CIA meeting concluded that Russia had plotted to put Donald Trump in office. Naturally, the source did not provide details backing up the alleged CIA conclusion.
“Who in the CIA concluded this?” King asked. “They are obligated to share this with us … Why didn’t they tell the House Intelligence Committee? They are obligated to … We are the ones with jurisdiction.”
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Meanwhile, anti-Trumpers have cited the dubious WaPo story as a way to delegitimize the billionaire’s presidency. Congressman King agrees.
This could be a whole house of cards. I see it as some type of disinformation campaign to discredit the incoming president-elect.
A top FBI counterintelligence official also said the evidence supporting the CIA’s conclusion is “ambiguous” and “fuzzy.”
FBI investigation concludes there's no evidence that Russia tried to help Trump win the election: https://t.co/VreXCA4NIs
— MARK SIMONE (@MarkSimoneNY) December 11, 2016
On Monday, CIA veterans urged the public to not rush to judgment, citing lack of concrete or sufficient evidence.
“My main concern is that we will rush to judgment,” said Nada Bakos, a former senior CIA counterterrorism officer. “The analysis needs to be cohesive and done the right way.”
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