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Team Trump mocks idea of Russian meddling in election

CIA reportedly concluded that Russia had intervened to help the Republican candidate

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President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team dismissed claims of foreign interference in this year’s elections as the CIA reportedly concluded that Russia had intervened to help the Republican candidate and shared its findings with lawmakers in a private briefing. Chuck Schumer of New York, the incoming leader of Democrats in the Senate, urged Congress on Saturday to investigate “simultaneously stunning and not surprising” claims that Russian hacking was designed to boost Trump and damage Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Schumer issued the ...

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First Published: Mon, December 12 2016. 03:10 IST