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2016 Election Hacked by Russians

Rachel Maddow reviews some of the highlights of a lengthy report from The Washington Post that Vladimir Putin was directing a cyberattack on the U.S. election.

 

NSA Leaks Reveal Russian Hacks Against Voting Software Companies

A top-secret report from the NSA shows Russian tampering days before 2016 election

 

It has been determined by National Security experts that Russia has been involved in efforts to influence the 2016 election so Trump would win.

As we mentioned in the video, CIA Director John Brennan believes this is the case. In AP: http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a77426c00cea4e75882c820423058e00/cia-head-warns-russian-hacking-says-us-must-be-guard

U.S Director of National Intelligence James Clapper believes this as well. In WSJ: http://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-intelligence-chief-suggests-russia-behind-hacks-of-democratic-party-groups-1473254992
Those articles aren’t shown on screen but it was widely reported.

Some articles from the video:
NY Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/27/us/politics/spy-agency-consensus-grows-that-russia-hacked-dnc.html

Slate
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2016/07/the_dnc_hack_is_watergate_but_worse.html

AP
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/c6f67fb36d844f28bd18a522811bdd18/us-official-hackers-targeted-election-systems-20-states

Touch-screen voting machines raise hacking concerns – Click here to read article