DONALD ON DONALD/2016 ELECTION: "President-elect Donald J. Trump met with intelligence agencies on Friday [1-6-17] to be briefed on cyberattacks against the United States. Following the meeting, his staff released the following statement:
'I had a constructive meeting and conversation with the leaders of the Intelligence Community this afternoon. I have tremendous respect for the work and service done by the men and women of this community to our great nation.'
'While Russia, China, other countries, outside groups and people are consistently trying to break through the cyber infrastructure of our governmental institutions, businesses and organizations including the Democrat National Committee, there was absolutely no effect on the outcome of the election including the fact that there was no tampering whatsoever with voting machines.' "
– “Donald Trump’s Statement After Intelligence Briefing on Hacking,” The New York Times, Jan 6, 2017, The New York Times Staff, 1/6/2017