Russia denies DNI report of hacking/interference in US election. File with Moscow denials of Russia troops in Crimea seizure and Donbas. Gertz: We are faced with, what I call, an information warfare assault. This was about undermining the democratic system in the US. #Hannity Report: "Putin, his advisers and the Russia|n Government developed a clear preference for President-elect Trump" Russia "clearly tried to meddle in our political system," House Speaker Ryan says in statement Facebook activates Safety Check for FortLauderdale Int’l Airport shooting. "Moscow demonstrated this during Ukraine crisis in 2014, when Russia deployed forces and advisers to eastern Ukraine and denied it publicly" Trump to order anti-hacking plan within 90 days of taking office Intel report warns Moscow will try to influence elections of US allies "Pro Kremlin bloggers had prepared a Twitter campaign, #DemocracyRIP, on election night in anticipation of Secretary Clinton’s victory." US Govt confirms that Russia used @GUCCIFER_2 to send data to @wikileaks The language used in this CIA-FBI-NSA report is unusually confident in its assessment - and damning of Russia’s interference role "High confidence," intelligence agencies' report, says that Russia President Putin issued orders to influence #Election2016. "Moscow's approach evolved over the course of the campaign based on Russia’s understanding" of presidential campaign, per report Intel report finds "Putin ordered an influence campaign" aimed at undermining Clinton, boosting Trump and undermining faith in democracy "We also assess Putin and the Russian Government aspired to help President-elect Trump’s election chances." Trump tells NYT Russian hack claim is 'witch hunt' Public version of the intelligence community report on 'Russian election hacks' is expected to come out todayPelosi Says Intel Community Report Is `stunning'Bitcoin getting obliterated again today US intelligence identifies the go-betweens Russians used to provide stolen emails to WikiLeaks, US officials say. Bitcoin two-week 40% rally ends with 20% plunge today as China yuan rises sharply.@LindseyGrahamSC disses Russia, defends Intel CommunityDNI Clapper: "I do think we could do with having a United States Information Agency on steroids to fight this information war." Graham: "You think a lot happens in Russia that's big that Putin doesn't know about?" Clapper: "No." Graham: "Yeah, didn't think so." John McCain asks US to develop a counter-propaganda strategy. Clapper says, "I don’t think we've encountered a more aggressive and direct attempt to interfere with our elections" than Russia hack. Rex Tillerson is talking tough on Russia inside his private Hill meetings Clapper: Benefits of attacking US higher than costs for countries like Iran and North Korea NSA Director fears his workforce could decide “to walk” if they don’t feel they have the “confidence of our leaders” .@SenJohnMcCain on Assange: "Do you think there is any credibility we should attach to this individual?" Clapper: "Not in my view."

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7 January 2017
Gertz: We are faced with, what I call, an information warfare assault. This was about undermining the democratic system in the US. #Hannity
Facebook activates Safety Check for FortLauderdale Int’l Airport shooting.
"Moscow demonstrated this during Ukraine crisis in 2014, when Russia deployed forces and advisers to eastern Ukraine and denied it publicly"
The language used in this CIA-FBI-NSA report is unusually confident in its assessment - and damning of Russia’s interference role
Bitcoin getting obliterated again today
.@LindseyGrahamSC disses Russia, defends Intel Community
DNI Clapper: "I do think we could do with having a United States Information Agency on steroids to fight this information war."
.@SenJohnMcCain on Assange: "Do you think there is any credibility we should attach to this individual?" Clapper: "Not in my view."