Kirstjen Nielsen said it would not play a role in President Donald Trump's 2016 election win.
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President Trump has sent mixed messages about his official stance on Russian election intervention. In Helsinki on Monday, Trump has suggested that Putin's denial of interference. Russia was still targeting the United States. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders then denied Trump what he said "no." Later that day, CBS News that he did, in fact, blamed Putin for election meddling "
After her talk in Aspen, Nielsen so walked back her comments, telling CNN's Jim Sciutto that she supported the Intelligence Community's report, "full stop. "
But that's not Nielsen's comment during the interview that raised eyebrows.
Nielsen discussed President Trump's controversial comments that there were "fine people on both sides" of the white supremacist riots at Charlottesville, Virginia, last summer. Nielsen has appeared to back the president's support of white nationalists, "it's not right," she explained.
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, responded to Nielsen's comments on Twitter. "Actually, Secretary Nielsen, one side was wrong: the white supremacists & neo-Nazis chanting 'Jews will not replace us,' he wrote.
Nielsen also received an unintentional laugh from her audience when she told Trump that "loves diverse opinions," and "craves different points of views. "