At Wednesday night’s presidential debate, Donald Trump asserted that nobody has any idea who is behind the email hacks of the Democratic National Committee and top Clinton aide John Podesta — despite the US intelligence community having officially blamed Russia.
“She has no idea whether it’s Russia, China, or anybody else,” Trump said. “Our country has no idea.”
This makes sense for Trump: The private emails from the hacks, made public by WikiLeaks, have been fairly embarrassing for the Clinton campaign. Trump doesn’t want to admit that he’s benefiting from a Russian operation to interfere in the US election, so he just …read more