Trump pushes back against Russia hacking investigation

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President Barack Obama's order to intelligence officials for a full-scale review of campaign-season cyberattacks has prompted President-elect Donald Trump's transition team to say it is "time to move on".

Trump has been repeatedly dismissive of the intelligence community's determination that Russia sought through hacking to disrupt the US election, and Obama's new initiative was similarly brushed off by the Trump transition team.

The investigation ordered by Obama will be a "deep dive" into a possible pattern of increased "malicious cyber activity" timed to the campaign season, Eric Schultz, White House spokesperson, said on Friday.

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