High-ranking members of the intelligence committees in the House of representatives and the U.S. Senate said that the us intelligence report about the “Russian interference” in the elections of 2016 should provoke a “harsh response” to prevent this in the future, according to Reuters.
“The strength of American democracy is measured, in particular, how we react, and the steps that we take to develop a reliable and proactive cyberstrategy”, – quotes Agency the words of Democrat Mark Warner, representative of the Senate intelligence Committee.
His colleague in the House of representatives Adam Schiff said that the Congress should conduct a “thorough investigation” to figure out how this could happen, and how in the future to protect the American government.
On Friday, the dni’s office is putting the United States released the public version of the report about the “Russian interference” in the elections. It says with “high confidence” campaign to influence U.S. elections organized by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. This supposedly was done in order “to undermine people’s faith in American democracy, to tarnish Hillary Clinton, to hurt her presidential campaign and to thwart its potential victory in the elections.”