Trump blasts intelligence agencies for Russia dossier at chaotic press conference

Trump blasts intelligence agencies for Russia dossier at chaotic press conference

President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday denied reports that Russia had obtained compromising personal and financial information about him, calling it a “tremendous blot” on the intelligence community if such material had been released. The incoming president, in his first news conference since late July, slammed US intelligence agencies for “disgraceful” leaking of what he called “fake […]

Russians ‘have compromising intelligence on Trump’

Russians ‘have compromising intelligence on Trump’

US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media reported Tuesday on the eve of the president-elect’s first press conference. Trump denounced a “political witch hunt” after CNN reported that intelligence officials briefing him last week on allegations of Russian meddling […]

British intelligence among first to sound alarm over Russia’s US hacks

British intelligence among first to sound alarm over Russia’s US hacks

British intelligence was among the first to raise the alarm over Russia’s hacks of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), alerting their US counterparts in autumn of 2015, according to US intelligence officials. US officials who helped prepare the classified government report on Russian hacking believe British intelligence was among the first to raise the alarm […]

Trump questions validity of US intelligence on Russia hacking ahead of hearing

Trump questions validity of US intelligence on Russia hacking ahead of hearing

Top US spy chiefs will testify in Congress Thursday on alleged Russian interference in the US election as President-elect Donald Trump continued to question intelligence that Moscow was behind the hacking of Democratic party computers. The American public could get a better idea of the strength of the evidence on the alleged hacking as the […]