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Donald Trump Calls on Congress to Investigate How NBC Obtained Russia Hack Intelligence

trumpIn a tweet sent out minutes before the president-elect received an intelligence briefing on the extent of Russian hacking during the 2016 election, Donald Trump asked Congress to investigate how NBC News learned the content of the briefing a day earlier.

NBC News reported Thursday citing an unnamed official that “U.S. intelligence picked up senior Russian officials celebrating Donald Trump’s win,” confirmation of an earlier report by The Washington Post. Trump first sounded off against the network later that night.

On Friday however, he went a step further and called for an investigation.

Whether coincidental or otherwise, Trump’s focus on NBC (despite WaPo breaking the story) comes at the same time he sent out angry tweets about his former NBC show Celebrity Apprentice.

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