I Know Things ‘Other People Don’t’ About Hacking: Trump Casts Doubt on Russia’s Election Interference
President-Elect Donald Trump is still casting doubt on Russia’s supposed election hacking, all while teasing that he knows things about it that “other people don’t.”
The President-Elect held a brief meeting with his press pool on New Years Eve, where he was asked about how often he dismisses the indications that Russian hackers attempted to meddle with the election. Trump said it was “unfair” to blame Russia for its alleged cyberattacks, even as President Obama has enacted sanctions against Russia as punishment for their hacking.
“I just want them to be sure. It’s a pretty serious charge,” Trump said. “I know a lot about hacking and hacking is a very hard thing to prove. So it could be somebody else, and I also know things that other people don’t know, so they cannot be sure of this situation.”
When asked about what information he was speaking of, Trump said he would elaborate on Tuesday or Wednesday. As he continued to take questions on cybersecurity, Trump said the best way to secure the transmission of secret information was by hand delivery.
“I don’t care what they say, no computer is safe. I have a boy who’s 10 years old, he can do anything with a computer. You want something to really go without detection, write it out and have it sent by courier.”
Watch above, via Fox.
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