In January 2017, the United States intelligence community issued an assessment in which it concluded that Russian Federation tried to help Trump win the presidential election by launching a campaign against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
"That the specific intent was to help President Trump win I am not aware of that.", Nielsen said. "No, there are not tanks in the streets, but what's happening right now goes to the heart of who we are as a nation, and I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election but as an American afraid of losing a country".
The unclassified assessment released by top US officials in January 2017 said that Moscow sought to interfere in the election in order to undermine the American democratic process, damage Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMueller moves ahead with Papadopoulos sentencing What's wrong with the Democratic Party? Panel approves bill to toughen foreign investment reviews DHS secretary says she hasn't seen assessment that Russian Federation interfered to help Trump win MORE (D-Va.). As The Daily Beast noted, Clapper is adamant that it was Russia's actions in interfering in the election that swung the race to Donald Trump. We further assess Putin and the Russian Government developed a clear preference for President-elect Trump.
Following Nielsen's apparent "unawareness" of the report's findings, the DHS issued a statement in an attempt to clarify her stance on the topic.
"The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated and ordered by President Putin himself for the goal of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton", said Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, the committee's top Democrat. "The Secretary agrees with that assessment".
"Despite the short time frame they had to prepare it, the intelligence community did a very good job with the ICA", said Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Senator Mark Warner (D-VA).
"I know that the Intelligence Community can not serve our nation if facts are negotiable".
The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee's Republican majority, however, said it found "no evidence of collusion, coordination, or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russians".
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) declined to answer questions about whether he agreed with the 2017 intelligence community assessment.
Looking out at the crowd of students, who wore a range of humorous hats as part of a centuries-old tradition at Yale, Clinton said, "Now, I see looking out at you that you are following the tradition of over-the-top hats, so I brought a hat too".
Princess Charlotte and Prince George arrive
The other pageboys were seven-year-old twins John and Brian Mulroney and Jasper Dyer, six, another of Prince Harry's godsons. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge with Princess Charlotte . "She is very pleased to have their support on the day".
Most of the injured are civilians but 36 policemen also suffered injuries of various kinds in mob fury, official sources said. The enquiry announced to probe these brutal killings should be headed by a sitting judge of the Madras High Court , it said.
The Los Angeles Times reported that the Vatican did not confirm the pope's comments given that it was a private conversation. Addendum: This story is actually much less significant than what else went on in regard to Cruz' audience with Francis.
They lost a heartbreaker in the next round to San Antonio at San Antonio, they had an 18-point lead with about five minutes left. I expect both of them to get at Oracle Arena hours before the game and put up hundreds of shots to rediscover their strokes.
Hawkins' group is circulating a petition to urge lawmakers to support the Trump administration's proposal. We know how unsafe it is when doctors are restricted from providing information to their patients.
Marks & Spencer has seen full-year profits collapse as the high street giant counts the cost of a brutal store closure plan. Shares in M&S were down 3 percent at 1017 GMT. "Accelerated change is the only option", it said.
I have to say, Rousey's candid admission that she had no idea how to stand on the turnbuckle actually made me like her more. But now that she's been married to Travis Browne for nearly a year, it's clear procreation's on the brain. "Soon, some day.
She was acquitted after the judge found she was scammed by her online boyfriend and was unaware she was carrying the drugs. En route from Shanghai to Melbourne, Exposto said a friend of the man had asked she take a black backpack across with her.
Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, said the terms of the deal appear to signify a substantial level of cooperation. Anything that bolsters that inquiry could raise pressure on Mr Cohen to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller.
Eden Hazard earned the first laugh over his Manchester United rivals before Saturday's FA Cup final. His first season with Chelsea was very impressive.
Twitter block ruled violation of First Amendment
However, if you click on a Donald Trump tweet , you'll see a long list of replies to that tweet listed underneath. Given Trump's enormous Twitter following, the top reply to his tweets often receives a great deal of attention.
Parades highlight of Memorial Day weekend
A Memorial Service will be held at about 10:30 a.m. once all marchers have completed the parade and entered onto the South Common. Memorial Day Services will be held a the Union Church and Cemetery, 6781 30th Street, rural Aurora, Monday, May 28 , 2018.
American Idol trip victor
American Idol made its triumphant return to primetime earlier this year with an ABC revival that put some new twists on an old favorite.
After the royal wedding, what's next for Harry and Meghan?
Before becoming engaged to Harry, Meghan, who starred in TV legal drama " Suits ", had spoken out on a number of feminist causes. To others, it was an irrelevance or a mild distraction from the schism of Brexit, which has deeply divided the United Kingdom.
What's Behind India's Recent Outreach to North Korea?
Oh says the warning came because North Korea believes its nuclear arsenal means it deserves more respect ahead of talks. North Korea has threatened to pull out of the meeting after comments by US National Security Adviser John Bolton .
USA denounces Venezuela vote as illegitimate
If the other right wing countries that are supported by the United States want to dialogue, I am open to that", he said. Mr Maduro also fell well short of the 10 million votes he said he wanted to win throughout the campaign.
Yanny or Laurel? Our team is split
How can it sound so different to so many people? You know it's gotten bad when the U.S. Windle hears Yanny and says she's never heard Laurel in the recording .