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Obama Orders Review of Cyber Attacks on 2016 Election: Adviser

(Reuters)


WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama directed U.S. intelligence agencies to conduct a full review of cyber attacks and foreign intervention into the 2016 election and deliver a report before he leaves office, homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco said on Friday.

A voter wears a shirt with words from the United States Constitution while casting his ballot early as long lines of voters vote at the San Diego County Elections Office in San Diego, California, U.S., November 7, 2016.       REUTERS/Mike Blake

A voter wears a shirt with words from the United States Constitution while casting his ballot early as long lines of voters vote at the San Diego County Elections Office in San Diego, California, U.S., November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Monaco told reporters the results of the report would be shared with lawmakers and others. Obama leaves office on Jan. 20.

(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Bill Trott)