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Elspeth
06-21-2018, 04:31 PM
While everyone is crying their eyes out over the FAKE crisis at the border, the REAL news is here.

Stand down? The Russians are attacking the US presidential election and Obama says "stand down" to cyber chief? Really?

Obama cyber chief confirms 'stand down' order against Russian cyberattacks in summer 2016
https://www.yahoo.com/news/obama-cyber-chief-confirms-stand-order-russian-cyberattacks-summer-2016-204935758.html


WASHINGTON — The Obama White House’s chief cyber official testified Wednesday that proposals he was developing to counter Russia’s attack on the U.S. presidential election were put on a “back burner” after he was ordered to “stand down” his efforts in the summer of 2016.

The comments by Michael Daniel, who served as White House “cyber security coordinator” between 2012 and January of last year, provided his first public confirmation of a much-discussed passage in the book, “Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump,” co-written by this reporter and David Corn, that detailed his thwarted efforts to respond to the Russian attack....

SVPete
06-21-2018, 07:10 PM
Yup, Obama seems not to have taken it very seriously. Maybe because he knew it wasn't serious? And had another team ginning up the false narrative?