Clinton: Putin Personally Directed Hacking of Election ‘Because He Has a Personal Beef Against Me’

‘This is not just an attack on me and my campaign, although that may have added fuel to it, this is an attack against our country’

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CLINTON: “We have to recognize that, as the latest reports made clear, Vladimir Putin himself directed the covert cyber attacks against our electoral system, against our democracy, apparently because he has a personal beef against me. Putin publicly blamed me for the outpouring of outrage by his own people, and that is the direct line between what he said back then and what he did in this election. Make no mistake, as the press is finally catching up to the facts, which we desperately tried to present to them during the last months of the campaign. This is not just an attack on me and my campaign, although that may have added fuel to it. This is an attack against our country. We are well beyond normal political concerns here. This is about the integrity of our democracy and the security of our nation.”

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