Trump points out that the Democratic National Committee is refusing to allow the FBI access to its servers – he wants to know how they can be so certain the Russians are responsible without examining the servers. Seems like a reasonable question to me.
Former official: “The FBI repeatedly stressed to DNC officials the necessity of obtaining direct access”
JANUARY 6, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter late Thursday to address assertions that the DNC is withholding access to it’s servers and refusing to fully cooperate with the FBI in the investigation into the leaked emails.
“If the FBI itself never examined DNC servers, Trump wrote, “how and why are they so sure about hacking”?
“What is going on?” Trump added.
While the DNC contends that the FBI has not requested access to its servers, a former senior FBI official told reporters Thursday that the FBI repeatedly asked for access “only to be rebuffed.”
“The DNC had several meetings with representatives of the FBI’s Cyber Division and its Washington (D.C.) Field Office, the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, and U.S. Attorney’s Offices,” said DNC spokesman Eric Walker…
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