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Warner: 'All indications point to Russia' in cyberattack

Warner: 'All indications point to Russia' in cyberattack
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Sen. Mark WarnerMark Robert WarnerHillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships On The Money: Senate votes to take up COVID-19 relief bill | Stocks sink after Powell fails to appease jittery traders | February jobs report to provide first measure of Biden economy Senators introduce bill creating technology partnerships to compete with China MORE (D-Va.) said on Sunday that "all indications point to Russia" in the massive cyberattack that targeted multiple U.S. government agencies, pushing back on President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE's suggestion that China may have been responsible.

"This Week" host George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosKhashoggi colleague: 'Why are we making an alliance with a dictator?' Fauci on Johnson & Johnson vaccine: 'Just be really grateful' Portman on Trump's dominance of GOP: Republican Party's policies are 'even more popular' MORE asked Warner for a response to a tweet from President Trump that said, "Russia, Russia, Russia is the priority chant when anything happens because Lamestream is, for mostly financial reasons, petrified of discussing the possibility that it may be China (it may!)."

"I would echo what Secretary Pompeo has said and Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioHillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships Senators introduce bill creating technology partnerships to compete with China DeSantis's rising GOP profile fuels 2024 talk MORE has said: all indications point to Russia. Matter of Fact, FireEye, one of the nation's top cybersecurity companies who got hacked, they also indicted Russia," said Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee.

"This attack also shows when a nation state brings their best tools to the table. It's very tough for any government agency or company for that matter to keep them out," Warner added.

Warner also stressed that only non-classified networks had been breached. 

"This is extraordinarily serious, and when the President of the United States, either tries to deflect or is not willing to call out the adversary as we make this attribution, he is not making our country safer," he added.