Pence: ‘Very Fact’ Buzzfeed, CNN ‘Trafficked in Salacious Garbage’ Is ‘Deeply Troubling’ to Americans

‘But the very fact that a few organizations, not this one, trafficked in opposition research and this salacious garbage I think was deeply troubling to millions of Americans’

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PENCE: "But the very fact that a few organizations, not this one, trafficked in opposition research and this salacious garbage I think was deeply troubling to millions of Americans, and from —"
WALLACE: "What about the intelligence community?"  
PENCE: "— from whatever the source, and we don’t know what the source was that put this into the traffic.  I know that the Director of National Intelligence said that it had been — this information had been his floating around for months. It — I think the president-elect and I, it was an act of your responsibility by a handful of news organizations to actually traffic in and pay attention to these materials.  And again, I think the American people saw for what it was, and our focus is going forward.  When you see the team that the president-elect has assembled in the course of this transition, particularly when it comes to national security, in General Mattis and in Senator Dan Coats, and in Mike Pompeo, you’re going to see an effort to reinvigorate our national security, national intelligence, and the president is going to see to that from day one."

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