Aspen, Colorado – FBI Director Chris Wray rebuffed Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday evening and, with a clear tone from President Donald Trump, unambiguously supported the US secret service's conclusion that Russia would be in 2016 has interfered with choice.
"He has his opinion, he has expressed his opinion, and I will tell you, as I see it: The assessment of the intelligence services has not changed, and my view has not changed, namely that Russia tried in the last intervene choice, "said Wray in a question-and-answer session at the Aspen Security Forum. "They are engaged in foreign influence operations until today."
"And aligned with our political system?" Asked Lester Holt of NBC, who received Wray for the question-and-answer session.
"The goal is to sow discord and disunity in this land," Wray replied. "We have not made any effort this time to target targeted election infrastructures, but certainly other efforts that I would call interventional operations are very active and could only be a moment away to move to the next level For me, this is a threat that we must take very seriously and answer with great determination and concentration. "
He continued," What they will do is recognize problems and by various means, some openly, others, some through false news, some through propaganda, will essentially sow dividing lines, impale people on both sides of the issue, and then observe how we approach each other. "
The issue of Russian influence became particularly hot last week Trump Putin's allegation that Russia did not really interfere with the 201