The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday, November 25 that despite Russia’s efforts to harm the election process, the election results of the President “accurately reflect the will of the American people.” About this newspaper The New York Times.
“The Kremlin probably expected that publicity surrounding the revelations that followed, as implemented by the Russian government illegal the publication of the letters of American figures and institutions, including political organizations in the US, would raise questions about the integrity of the electoral process, which would undermine the legitimacy of the elected President”, — is spoken in the message.
“Nevertheless, we defend our election results that accurately reflect the will of the American people,” — said in the administration.
The White house believe in the “total transparency of the electoral infrastructure.” “We believe that our elections were free and fair from the point of view of cybersecurity,” — said in the American administration.
The statement was a reaction to the intention to count the votes in three States — Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Earlier the candidate of the green Party Jill Stein has put forward the relevant requirements, and the electoral Commission of Wisconsin has agreed to begin manual recount of ballots.
In the midst of the election campaign on the website WikiLeaks published tens of thousands of emails from your email archive Democrat John Podestà, who headed the election campaign of former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton. The dissemination of these data, she accused Russia.
During the campaign in the United States also made statements that Russia allegedly seeks to support Republican Donald trump, and concerns that “hackers backed by Moscow”, can intervene in the system of counting of votes.
The United States presidential election held on 8 November. According to recent reports, trump scored 290 electoral votes, while it should be 270. Clinton scored 232 votes. The voting of electors who formally elect the President, December 19th. Congress will approve the results of the January 6, 2017. The inauguration will take place January 20.