Congressman Adam Schiff warns that President Donald Trump’s efforts to downplay Moscow’s function and switch its consideration to China pose a menace to US nationwide safety, Reuters stories.

“Based mostly on what I’ve seen, I do not assume there’s any doubt that it was Russia,” Schiff stated in an interview with MSNBC.

He added that Trump’s assertion was “equally damaging, deceptive and dangerous … to nationwide safety.”

President Trump advised on Saturday, with out proof, that China and never Russia had been behind the US cyber espionage operation, making an attempt to attenuate the impression of the assault. On this manner, Trump contradicted statements made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who stated on Friday that it was “fairly clear” that Russia was behind the assault.

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