Nielsen was on Capitol Hill Tuesday with FBI Director Christopher Wray and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, to brief members of Congress on election security.
About two weeks ago, the president unloaded on Nielsen at a heated Cabinet meeting - railing against her for failing to stop illegal border crossings.
And pressed on the findings about Trump, she said, "I do believe that Russian Federation did and will continue to try to manipulate Americans' perspective on a whole variety of issues". "I'm not aware of that", she said.
A spokesman for the department later said that Nielsen had reviewed the intelligence community's assessment and agrees with it, but said the intelligence assessment language "is nuanced for a reason".
Her comments are at odds with an assessment released in January 2017 that said Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government "developed a clear preference" for Trump. "Russia's goals were to undermine public faith in the United States democratic process, denigrate Secretary Clinton, and harm her electability and potential presidency".
Hillary Clinton took a jab at President Donald Trump, pulling out a Russian ushanka hat while delivering a commencement speech at Yale University.
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The House intelligence committee reported last month that though Russian Federation did interfere in the USA election and wanted to hamper the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, it had not seen evidence the interference was meant to help Trump. "All three agencies agree with this judgment", the report said, referring to the CIA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency.
In the 2017 assessment, the FBI, CIA and NSA all agreed that Russian Federation interfered with a preference for Trump.
Nielsen was speaking to reporters after briefing House lawmakers on election security efforts. "So we've seen them encourage people go to a protest on one side; we've seen them simultaneously encourage people to go to that same protest on the other side". "No, there are not tanks in the streets, but what's happening right now goes to the heart of who we are as a nation, and I say this not as a Democrat who lost an election but as an American afraid of losing a country". Houlton pointed out that the Kremlin "targeted both major political parties" in its interference, but did not state that Nielsen believes Russian Federation favored Trump.
Some Republicans in Congress have since disputed the findings, with House Intelligence Committee Republicans alleging that the finding was based on poor analysis.
Following Nielsen's apparent "unawareness" of the report's findings, the DHS issued a statement in an attempt to clarify her stance on the topic.
Intelligence agencies have performed joint exercises with local officials on security matters and are working on obtaining higher-grade security clearances for secretaries of state so they can be fully informed about threats to the elections they're in charge of administering.
The Chelsea High School and Beach Middle School bands will perform along with local veterans at a ceremony at the cemetery. There will be a flag retirement ceremony at AL Post 64 Home, also at Eighth and Wooster streets, following the ceremony.
The EPA will look at whether to establish a threshold for maximum allowable levels in drinking water, Pruitt said. PFAS ( per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ) are a huge class of man-made chemicals sometimes called PFCs.
Also, the folks who were NOT dust-busted are the ones who've been talking about their contracts ending after " Avengers 4 ". After all , the fourth film will resurrect the characters that were killed by Thanos with his snapped his finger.
For instance, the Census Bureau reported previous year that Chicago's population had fallen by 8,638 residents in 2016. The Census list of the nation's 15 most-populous cities remained unchanged, as it has since 2016, the bureau said.
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Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, said the terms of the deal appear to signify a substantial level of cooperation. A Ukrainian official said Cohen was paid $400,000 while another source put the figure at $600,000, the BBC reported .
Boulton is scheduled to appear in a televised debate hosted by KCCI and the Des Moines Register on May 30. Boulton sent out a statement Wednesday saying he wanted to apologize to the women that came forward.
The Houthis, who are aligned with the Middle East's pre-eminent Shi'ite power Iran, have fired missiles into Saudi Arabia. As the Treasury explained, the punitive measures against Iran cut the country off from use of critical banking network.
The passenger, who wasn't recognized within the report, mentioned she feared she would die, describing the scene as frightful . AGI said one passenger, a woman, was in a serious condition after sustaining a head injury but she remains conscious.
The official further added that the board is planning to curtail Kohli's involvement next month during his county stint. However, Virat's plans of playing county cricket might not turn into reality. "It will end one day", he says.
Saudi Arabia widens crackdown on women's rights activists
Their arrests come ahead of the anticipated lifting of a ban on women driving on June 24. "It's a war on activism", he says. Critics say the arrest of seven women's rights activists shows lack of commitment by authorities to implement reforms.
Europe name Ryder Cup vice-captains
"We all know.the teams are so well [matched] nowadays, that the captain can make all the difference". Asked if he had mixed feelings at not being involved as a player, Westwood said: "No, not really".
Suspect in deadly fake emergency call headed to trial
Court documents do not list attorneys, and Barriss' attorney in a related Kansas case did not immediately return a message. Barriss faces charges of involuntary manslaughter, giving a false alarm and interference with a law enforcement officer.
Rockets eye shot to take series lead
So, now Golden State has gone from presumptive NBA Champions to a team that has to steal a game on the road to get to the Finals. As if they were taking some sort of ego-driven challenge from Harden and Paul and attempting to play Can You Top This?
All 800-plus SPAD personnel to be absorbed into JPJ
He assured the public that vehicle numbers would continue to be allocated through the normal process without additional cost. It will also enable the government to prevent vehicles with outstanding traffic summonses from leaving the country.
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While $ 245 million may be astronomical for Star Wars , other recent sci-fi blockbusters have really seen their budgets take off. Solo: A Star Wars Story Original Motion Picture soundtrack will be available wherever music is sold and streamed on May 25.
Trump administration considers tariff on cars
Trump is making the announcement as negotiations with Canada and Mexico over the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled. In March, he threatened to hit European carmakers with tariffs if the European Union did not lower barriers to USA vehicles.