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Schumer: Trump Is ‘Dumb’ to Take on Intelligence Community

Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you. So even for a practical supposedly hard-nosed businessman, he’s being really dumb to do this.

— Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), quoted by The Hill, on Donald Trump attacking intelligence agencies.

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CIA Has No Doubt Russia Has Hacked U.S.

There is not just smoke here. There is a blazing 10-alarm fire, the sirens are wailing, the Russians provided the lighter fluid, and Trump is standing half-burnt and holding a match.

— Ex-CIA officer Glenn Carle, quoted by The Guardian, on Russian attempts to influence the U.S. presidential election.

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Russian Media Are in the Disinformation Busines to Undermine Democracy

FI mean, that is the main goal of Russian disinformation, whether it be through their television channels, whether it be through other measures like hacking, like their legions of paid trolls. That is the ultimate goal is to undermine democracy, to undermine faith in our institutions, like the media. … And I think that’s the point of Russian media, Russian disinformation has been happening for years now. But people didn’t really take it seriously.

— Former “Russia Today” anchor Liz Wahl, telling CNN that the goal of the Russian media is to create disinformation to undermine democracy.