Trump downplays government hack after Pompeo blames it on Russia

Secretary of state is first in administration to point to Russia but Trump attacks media over reports

What we know – and still don’t – about the cyber-attack

Not long after Mike Pompeo became the first member of the Trump administration to blame Russia for wide-ranging hacks of US government agencies and private companies which have sent Washington scrambling to fill the breach, the president sought to play the hack down.

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