The senators urged Obama to disclose the ties between Russia and the US elections


An open letter to President Barack Obama on behalf of the group of congressmen published on the website of the Senator from Oregon Ron Wyden. “We believe that there is additional information about the Russian authorities and the US election. It should declassify and make public”, — stated in the letter.

The authors of the letter claim that they intend to transfer their existing data to the President via closed channels. Clarification of what information was received by the senators, they did not provide.

In addition to Wyden, the letter was signed by senators Martin Heinrich (nm), Jack reed (Rhode island), Angus king (Maine), mark Warner (Virginia), Mazi Hirono (hi) Barbara Mikulski (MD). All of them are members or supporters of the US Democratic party.

27 Nov senior source The New York Times, the Washington administration declared that any Russian interference in the presidential election were recorded as “advanced malicious cyberactivity” on the day of voting. “We believe that our elections were free and fair from the point of view of cybersecurity,” said the source.

He also noted that Washington does not know whether planned Russia cyber attacks on election day or “canceled them due to various warnings that have emanated from the American government.”

In early October, the administration of US President accused Moscow of hacker attacks on the Democratic party, the purpose of which, according to Washington, “interference in the election process in the United States.” “We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity [hacking] attempts that only the most high-ranking Russian officials could authorize these actions”, — stated in the statement of the Department of homeland security and office of the Director of national intelligence.

In turn, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in an interview with CNN denied any interference of Moscow in the election campaign in the United States, calling such accusations “ridiculous”.

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