He is the president-elect, so he obviously has access to briefings inaccessible to the rest of the world. But on “Tuesday or Wednesday,” Donald Trump said he will reveal information he learn in these secret briefings to the rest of the world.
Still doubting the United States Intelligence Community on Russia’s hacking into the US election process, Trump spoke to a handful of reporters outside his Palm Beach, Fla., club, Mar-a-Lago, Mr. Trump.
“I just want them to be sure because it’s a pretty serious charge,” Mr. Trump said of the intelligence agencies. “If you look at the weapons of mass destruction, that was a disaster, and they were wrong,” he added, referring to intelligence cited by the George W. Bush administration to support its march to war in 2003. “So I want them to be sure,” the president-elect said. “I think it’s unfair if they don’t know.”
He added: “And I know a lot about hacking. And hacking is a very hard thing to prove. So it could be somebody else. And I also know things that other people don’t know, and so they cannot be sure of the situation.”
When asked what he knew that others did not, Mr. Trump demurred, saying only, “You’ll find out on Tuesday or Wednesday.”
I’m sure Russia will be listening.