Briefing to Trump: FBI, DNI agree there’s no evidence Russia swayed the election

Briefing to Trump: FBI, DNI agree there’s no evidence Russia swayed the election

[Ed. – This would help explain why Trump has been saying he doesn’t think Russia swayed the election.  Just some free courtesy analysis for you there.]

In telephone conversations with Donald Trump, FBI Director James Comey assured the president-elect there was no credible evidence that Russia influenced the outcome of the recent U.S. presidential election by hacking the Democratic National Committee and the e-mails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.

What’s more, Comey told Trump that James Clapper, the director of National Intelligence, agreed with this FBI assessment.

The only member of the U.S. intelligence community who was ready to assert that the Russians sanctioned the hacking was John Brennan, the director of the CIA, according to sources who were briefed on Comey’s conversations with Trump.

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