“The president has a blind spot when it comes to Russia, so you can expect this to be his response,” Romney told CNN’s Jack Tapper when asked about a tweet by Trump downplaying his secretary of state. State Assessment of Massive Hack.
“This is a great wake-up call for us. I think we need to reconsider our military and national security readiness when it comes to cyberspace, because this is the war of the future and we hope we will have the strongest, largest nation on earth as we expect,” he said. The Utah Republican Party added.
At least half a dozen federal organizations, including the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber arm and the agriculture, trade, energy and state departments, are now targeted for violations. Investigators are still trying to determine if any of the government data may have been accessed or stolen.
Romney similarly said that Cypriot puts the United States at risk and that the country should act harshly.
“What Russia has done has the potential to paralyze us in terms of our electricity, our water, our communications,” he told Tapper. “It’s the same thing that one can do in a wartime system, so it’s extraordinarily dangerous.
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