U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, two weeks from taking office, is mocking his political opponents, criticizing the country’s mainstream news media and continuing to question the U.S. intelligence finding that Russia meddled in the presidential election.

Trump, the billionaire real estate mogul turned Republican politician, asked in a string of Twitter comments Wednesday why the Democratic National Committee was “so careless” that thousands of emails of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s losing presidential campaign, were hacked and why the party did not have “hacking defense” like the Republican National Committee did.
The Podesta emails often revealed embarrassing details of the behind-the-scenes effort to help Clinton, a former U.S. Secretary of State, win the Democratic presidential nomination before she ultimately lost the November national election to Trump.

The president-elect quoted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London to avoid facing sexual assault charges in Sweden, as saying that “a 14-year-old could have hacked Podesta” and “also said Russians did not give him the info!”

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