CNN’s Brianna Keilar grilled Congressman Darrell Issa earlier tonight over President-elect Donald Trump casting doubt on the intel assessment that Russia was involved in election interference.
When Issa went after the Obama administration for politicizing intelligence, Keilar asked him, “You think Donald Trump has not politicized intel?”
Issa shot back, “What you’re saying simply isn’t supported by direct statements.” He said that there was ample opportunity for the Obama administration to speak publicly on this before the election and they chose not to.
Keilar pressed on, “Donald Trump is asserting that you have no idea if Russia is behind this… How is that not politicizing intelligence and how is that leadership?”
Issa said that it’s very clear that Russia “is continuing to undermine our process at every possibility” and President Obama and the intel community should be showing the American people the relevant information they need to know.
Watch above, via CNN.
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