The intent was also to give the intelligence services blackmail material against the Trump crew to prevent any changes in their undue, freewheeling independence.
The reporting angle captured in the headline is biased to set the Obama efforts into a positive light: Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking.
|Clinton - with an asset from the FBI and CNN - narrowly escaped indictment for classified information leaks from her private email server|
|CNN launches pro-Clinton, anti-Trump blitz early in the campaign|
One also has to ask who ordered the European intelligence services to watch over U.S. contacts with Russia. Were similar orders given to the Dutch secret services to report on contacts of the Clinton campaign with Israeli officials?
Undue influencing attempts of Israeli politicians on U.S. policies are legend. Were they watched? If not why not?