"The people swindled here were James Risen and Matt Rosenberg", the Central Intelligence Agency said, referring to Times reporter Rosenberg, who wrote the story, and Risen, who authored a similar report in The Intercept.
"DRAIN THE SWAMP!" the president tweeted.
In a story worthy of a John le Carre novel that included secret USB-drive handovers in a small West Berlin bar and coded messages delivered over the National Security Agency's Twitter account, CIA agents spent much of past year trying to buy back from the Russians hacking programs stolen from the NSA, the Times reported.
USA intelligence officials say Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 election to help elect Trump, and continues to use disinformation to sow confusion in the American political system.
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The seller also repeatedly pressed USA agents with offers of compromising materials, or kompromat, on Trump, the Times said.
But, according to The Times, after months of negotiating, including delivering a suitcase stuffed with $100,000 to a Berlin hotel room, the American spies would be "bilked" when the Russian failed to deliver.
The money was delivered to a Berlin hotel room in September and was intended as the first installment of a $1 million reward, according to USA officials, the Russian and communications reviewed by the Times, the newspaper reported.
"I hope people are now seeing & understanding what is going on here", he tweeted Saturday, despite his past references to The New York Times as "fake news".
Japan and South Korea still stuck on 'comfort women' deal
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A new report from The New York Times exposed a financial transition between us intel and a "shadowy" Russian Federation regarding secrets about President Trump.
United States intelligence officials say Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 election to help elect Trump, and continues to use disinformation to sow confusion in the American political system. They have since fallen into the hands of a group calling itself Shadow Brokers, which has shared the information with hackers who have infected millions of computers worldwide. The documents, according to the newspaper, discuss former Trump campaign aide Carter Page and billionaire GOP donors Robert and Rebekah Mercer.
Several US intelligence officials who spoke with the Times made it clear to the outlet that they were not interested in the Trump dirt but wanted the stolen NSA hacking tools, which were created to break into computer networks in Russia, China and other US rivals.
Earlier this year, the Times reports, they gave him one more chance but he still did not follow through on providing the hacking tools and information he claimed to have. But the reports, according to the Times, draw nearly entirely from publicly available news reports. The New York Times later ran a related story.
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I would also urge you to take concrete and sustained action to support the NHS, however you can. The actor's 2-year-old son, Henry , died in January after a brain tumor diagnosis in 2016.
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