Barack Obama orders review of election hacking


President Obama has ordered a full review of hacking-relating activity possibly linked to attempts to disrupt the November presidential election. He wants the report before he leaves office on January 20.

The news came at a breakfast arranged by the Christian Science Monitor Friday morning.

“We may have crossed into a new threshold, and it is incumbent upon us to take stock of that, to review, to conduct some after-action, to understand what has happened and to impart some lessons learned,” Obama’s counterterrorism and homeland-security adviser, Lisa Monaco, told reporters, according to the Washington Post.

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