Senator from the Republican party John McCain said that the possible cyber attacks Russia on the political organization of States that could influence the election of the American President, was an “act of war”. About this reports Deutsche Welle.
“If you’re trying to destroy the Foundation of democracy, you destroy the nation,” McCain said.
He also said that he has in mind something like a “nuclear attack”.
“I say that the attack on the fundamental structure of the nation… it is an act of war,” − said the politician.
Earlier, the US President-elect Donald trump again questioned the work of U.S. intelligence about possible cyber attacks. Trump on his Twitter page called a very strange that briefing, during which had to provide details of hacker attacks, has been postponed until Friday. The politician suggested that intelligence agencies needed more time to gather evidence.