Article: Trump Throwing The Intelligence Community Under The Bus Is Inexcusable

Trump Throwing The Intelligence Community Under The Bus Is Inexcusable

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One of  the worst fights a President (or incoming President) can pick, is one with his intelligence community. Donald Trump, reacting to stories about the CIA’s claims of Russian interference in the presidential election, decided to blast the CIA, taking the news as a political attack, as opposed to showing concern for the Russian government hacking into US based systems.

The report says Russia engaged in the hacking as a means of assisting Trump in the election:

According to one unnamed senior U.S. official, it was the “consensus view” of the intelligence committee that Russia’s goal was to get Trump elected, the Post reported.

Trump’s response is astonishing:

“These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction,” the transition 

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