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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with Russian President President Vladimir Putin before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters. President Barack Obama's decision to identify Russia as almost certainly the culprit in hacking the Democratic National Committee and releasing politically embarrassing emails fits his administration's new penchant for openly blaming foreign governments for such break-ins. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Obama has ordered a 'full review' of election-related hacking due before he leaves office


POTUS ordered a "full review" of hacking-related activity in last month's election.

Full review

President Barack Obama ordered a "full review" of election-related hacking and is expecting to have a report before he leaves office on January 20, a White House official said Friday, according to POLITICO.

"It is incumbent upon us to take stock of that, to review, to conduct some after-action, to understand what has happened and to impart some lessons learned," Obama counterterrorism and homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco told reporters Friday. 

No word yet on if the report will be made available to the public.

U.S. intelligence officials have blamed Russia for pre-election hacking.

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