Cyber attacks directed towards the Democratic Party during the past presidential election, the theft of email of party officials, including Debbie Wasserman-Shultz, was the act of Russian hackers acting under orders of President Vladimir Putin, according to information compiled by the CIA, FBI, and NSA, as reported by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. A goal of the cyber attacks was to discredit Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president. The FBI found no link and does not believe Donald Trump was involved.
Hackers provided thousands of stolen email from the Democratic National Committee to Wikileaks. - Sources: New York Times, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Vox/ Zack Beauchamp, Adam Entous, Ellen Kashima, Greg Miller
Historically, the United States, Russia, China, and others, have engaged in clandestine efforts to determine the outcome of free elections in other countries.
Please see Carbuncle Moon post: 11/27/16
"Slippery Dick was pardoned by Congress before, uh, Ms. Clinton, Ms. I. Trump, Ms. Haley, Ms. Pingree, Ms. Giffords, Ms. Waters, Ms. Matsui, Ms. Wasserman-Schultz, Ms. Palin, Ms. Gabbard, Ms. Torres joined the ranks of some other GOGs -- Good Old Girls -- like Ms. Pelosi, Ms. Feinstein, Ms. Collins, Ms. Mitchell, and Ms. Obama, becoming senators, governors, congresspersons, etcetera, which, of course, ah, then made pardoning someone named Slippery Dick politically problematic if not outright unwise. A series of well-placed bribes, uh, arguments predicated on The Rights of Man, and, ah, blatant distortions delivered to powerful lobbyists of special interests insured Dick the wherewithal he needed to re-design his, uh, qualifications and to, eventually, become the president of the Guam Bar Association, where he presides naked whenever possible."
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