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Horsey: Trump slanders the CIA and tilts America toward Putin's Russia

Horsey: Trump slanders the CIA and tilts America toward Putin's Russia

It's like the plot of a fantastical political thriller.

Russian hackers attempt to subvert the American presidential election. The CIA uncovers the malign meddling, but when the Russians' favored candidate wins the presidency, that candidate dismisses the findings of the intelligence community as "ridiculous" and disparages the work of his own country's spy agencies. Not only that, but the president-elect names as his national security adviser a retired general with warm feelings for the Russians and picks as his secretary of state a man who received Russia's highest friendship medal.

An outrageous scenario, right? Unfortunately, it is not a book or a movie, it is...

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