CIA is run by political appointees of Obama administration: Writer

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has issued a report against US President-elect Donald Trump because the spy agency is run by political appointees of the Obama administration, according to Dave Lindorff, an American author and investigative journalist.

On Friday, the CIA concluded that Russia intervened in the November 8 election to help Trump win the White House.

President Barack Obama, a Democrat, ordered a full review of alleged hacking by Russians into the 2016 US election even before The Washington Post published a report on the CIA findings.

Trump said on Sunday that Democrats were behind the news reports on intelligence assessments that Russian hackers had intervened to help Trump defeat his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the election.

Lindorff, a columnist for Counter Punch and a contributor to Business Week and other news organizations, told press TV that it is “clear that at this point there is an effort by the Democratic…

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