PALM BEACH, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump says that “no mechanism is safe” when it comes to gripping information private, expressing new doubt about a confidence of online communications his administration is expected to use for all from day-to-day formulation to general relations.
Trump frequency uses email or computers, notwithstanding his revisit tweeting.
“You know, if we have something unequivocally important, write it out and have it delivered by courier, a out-of-date way. Because I’ll tell we what: No mechanism is safe,” Trump told reporters during his annual New Year’s Eve bash. “I don’t caring what they say.”
Trump has regularly expel aside allegations by U.S. comprehension agencies that Russia attempted to change a presidential choosing by hacking. President Barack Obama progressing this week systematic sanctions on Russian view agencies, sealed dual Russian compounds and diminished 35 diplomats a U.S. pronounced were unequivocally spies. The Russian supervision has denied a allegations.
Trump, who has pronounced that he skeleton to accommodate with comprehension officials subsequent to week to learn some-more about a allegations, pronounced he wants U.S. officials “to be certain since it’s a flattering critical charge.” He forked to comprehension failures over a existence of weapons of mass drop in Iraq before a U.S. invasion, and announced himself an consultant in a area.
“I know a lot about hacking. And hacking is a really tough thing to prove, so it could be somebody else,” he said.
He added, cryptically, that he also knows “things that other people don’t know. And so they can't be certain of a situation.”
Trump done a comments during his annual New Year’s Eve whack during his Mar-a-Lago club. Hundreds of guest collected in a club’s grand ballroom, including movement star Sylvester Stallone and intrigue novel indication Fabio. Reporters were invited to watch as guest arrived.
Earlier in a day, Trump ditched his press pool, roving to play golf during one of his clubs but a pool of reporters on palm to safeguard a open has believe of his whereabouts.
A member of Trump’s golf bar in Jupiter, Florida, posted a print on Twitter of Trump on a greens Saturday morning and pronounced about 25 U.S. Secret Service agents accompanied a president-elect. Reporters had not been suggested of a revisit to a club.
Transition help Stephanie Grisham reliable that Trump had done a “last-minute trip” to Trump National Golf Club Jupiter, that is about a half-hour expostulate from Mar-a-Lago, where Trump has been spending a holidays. He returned to a estate during midafternoon.
Grisham pronounced that she and other aides weren’t wakeful of a outing and “appreciate everyone’s understanding.”
“We are in a home widen of this transition duration and don’t expect any additional situations like this between now and inauguration,” she pronounced in a statement.
Before he went golfing Saturday, Trump tweeted an surprising New Year’s summary to friends and foes: “Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and mislaid so badly they only don’t know what to do. Love!”
With a attainment of 2017, another New Year’s summary changed on Trump’s Twitter comment during about midnight.
This one was decidedly some-more upbeat, addressed to all Americans, and including an shortening for his debate slogan: Make America Great Again.
“To all Americans- HappyNewYear many blessings to we all! Looking brazen to a smashing moneyed 2017 as we work together to #MAGA.”
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