Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump exits One World Trade Center following a meeting in Manhattan, New York CityBy Toni Clarke and Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election and may take action in response, his incoming chief of staff said on Sunday. Reince Priebus said Trump believed Russia was behind the intrusions into the Democratic Party organizations, although Priebus did not clarify whether the president-elect agreed that the hacks were directed by Russian President Vladimir Putin.


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