Trump dismisses 'Russia/CIA card'

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpShocking summit with Putin caps off Trump’s turbulent Europe trip GOP lambasts Trump over performance in Helsinki Trump stuns the world at Putin summit MORE on Monday cast doubt on the secret CIA assessment that concluded Russia intervened in the U.S. presidential election to help him win the White House.

"Can you imagine if the election results were the opposite and WE tried to play the Russia/CIA card," Trump tweeted Monday. 

"It would be called conspiracy theory!"
Trump in a subsequent tweet said it is very difficult to determine who is responsible for hacks unless you catch them "in the act."
 
"Why wasn't this brought up before the election?" he asked.
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The CIA assessment was first reported by The Washington Post Friday.
 
Trump and his top aides have since pushed back against the new information. The president-elect on Sunday called the idea that Russia interfered to help him win "ridiculous."