Regardless of what your political leanings are, this should make you utterly OUTRAGED that the President has not authorized the NSA to combat the Russian election meddling (which still continues as early voting gets underway in the midterms!). This was the NSA Chief raising the alarm bells today, making clear to the nation that Trump is derelict in his sworn duty to keep our democracy safe. Here was an official saying we’re not doing enough and are still vulnerable — and it’s because of the President. It was an important statement that should be a wake up call to all Americans.
US Cyber Command chief Adm. Mike Rogers told lawmakers on Tuesday that he has not been granted the authority by President Donald Trump to disrupt Russian election hacking operations where they originate.