Got a minute? A new report says Obama received detailed intel on Russian hacking attempts on US election … Trump not sure Mueller can be trusted … and hires a new usher that won’t shock you at all … and everything else in politics. By Jamiles Lartey

Barack Obama received an “intelligence bombshell” from the CIA last August, warning him that Vladimir Putin was directing a hacking campaign to tip the presidential election in Donald Trump’s favor, the Washington Post reported on Friday.

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The report said the administration wavered on exactly how forcefully to respond. Obama and advisers were concerned any pre-election response could trigger escalation from Putin or be interpreted as motivated on behalf of Clinton.

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