GOP congressman: Russia did ‘what the media should have done’ by leaking emails

GOP congressman: Russia did ‘what the media should have done’ by leaking emailsA longtime Republican congressman says that Russia’s leak of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s campaign during the U.S. presidential election was a public service. “I’m all for doing what’s necessary to protect the election here,” Franks said. In October, U.S. intelligence agencies concluded that Russian hacking of American “political organizations” like the Democratic National Committee was an attempt to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system.

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