Trump dismisses 'Russia/CIA card'

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff urges GOP colleagues to share private concerns about Trump publicly US-China trade talks draw criticism for lack of women in pictures Overnight Defense: Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria | Trump, Kim plan one-on-one meeting | Pentagon asks DHS to justify moving funds for border wall 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."