Just weeks after Trump was announced the next president of the United States, the CIA accused Russian hackers of meddling with the result of the election.
According to secret assessment, the intelligence agency claimed they had proof hackers with ties to Vladimir Putin had helped the billionaire gain an edge over his presidential race rival Hillary Clinton.
Trump has continuously ridiculed the claims, branding them a “conspiracy theory” – but the now the property tycoon has revealed he knows more than initially thought.
“I also know things that other people don’t know”
Trump, who is set to become US president on January 20, during an impromptu press conference said he knows “things that other people don’t know” and plans to unveil more “on Tuesday or Wednesday”.
He added: ”Hacking is a very hard thing to prove.
“So it could be somebody else.
“I also know things that other people don’t know, and so they cannot be sure of the situation.”
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His comments comes as Russian diplomats were expelled from the US by president Barack Obama on New Year’s Day.
The expulsions were the result of new sanction ordered by the president following the hacking allegations.
Many expected the Putin to retaliate – but he surprised the world when he announced he would not expel anyone as American-Russian relations soured.
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