The “Russiagate” narrative that the Russians hacked into private emails to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election has effectively recast international relations. But it has been coming apart and a just-released recording of a Seymour Hersh phone call may be a fatal blow.
In a memo to President Trump, a group of former U.S. intelligence officers, including NSA specialists, cite new forensic studies to challenge the claim of the key Jan. 6 “assessment” that Russia “hacked” Democratic emails last year.
MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Was the “Russian Hack” an Inside Job? Executive Summary Forensic studies of “Russian hacking” into Democratic National Committee computers last year reveal that on July 5, 2016, data