Trump Blames Obama for Russia Hacking

President Trump criticized former President Obama following the indictment of 12 Russian nationals over alleged hacking of emails during the 2016 presidential election.

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments over the weekend.

Fox News reports:

A federal grand jury has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for allegedly hacking emails frA federal grand jury has indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for allegedly hacking emails from the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic Party during the 2016 election, the Justice Department announced Friday.

“The internet allows foreign adversaries to attack America in new and unexpected ways,” Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said during a press conference.

All 12 defendants are members of GRU, the Russian intelligence agency.om the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic Party during the 2016 election, the Justice Department announced Friday.

Trump responded to the indictments in an interview on CBS (see video).

President Trump also took to social media blaming the Obama administration Tweeting, “Why didn’t they do something about it?”

 

 

 

President Trump is scheduled to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki and intends to address the hacking indictments head on.

“There won’t be a Perry Mason here, I don’t think,” Trump said Friday in Britain. “But you never know what happens, right? But I will absolutely firmly ask the question.”

Russsian hacking is one of the many messes Obama left President Trump to fix.

 

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