[Re:] American Intelligence [… Trump, Ukraine, Russia … “Fear: Trump in the White House/Woodward” … Politico ]
Bob Woodward – p.230
“McMaster (National Security Adviser) said that, at 6:03 a.m., Trump had tweeted:
[https://amzn.to/2pgrcO8]‘Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump campaign–‘quietly working to boost Clinton.’ So where is the investigation A.G. [attorney general]’
“It was clearly Russian propaganda, McMaster said. He and the NSC and intelligence experts had concluded that. But the president had picked it up and shot it out.
“McMaster said he wasn’t sure how long he could stay. …”
[Cf., from 2017: Click here for:] “Ukrainian efforts to sabotage Trump backfire; Kiev officials are scrambling to make amends with the president-elect after quietly working to boost Clinton”
(Politico – KENNETH P. VOGEL and DAVID STERN – January 11, 2017 – politico.com/story/2017/01/ukraine-sabotage-trump-backfire-233446)