Trump dismisses 'Russia/CIA card'

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report 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."