Jack Reed

Trump faces first significant postelection pushback from Republicans over CIA report on Russia

Trump faces first significant postelection pushback from Republicans over CIA report on Russia

Update: President Obama on Thursday slapped Russia with new penalties for meddling in the U.S. presidential election, kicking out dozens of suspected spies and imposing banking restrictions on five people and four organizations the administration says were involved.

As President-elect Donald Trump dismissed intelligence reports about Russian interference in the presidential election as “ridiculous," calls for a government investigation from lawmakers, including some in his own party, grew louder Sunday.

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