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NSA's Rogers: No White House Request for Action Against Russian Hacking
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2/28/2018 | 1:01:38 PM
SO he's admitting that he is not doing his job?
"his agency has not been asked to do anything about Russian hackers targeting the US election system. Rogers told the committee that he doesn't "have the day-to-day authority" to authorize activity to counter the attacks"

"He also confirmed that he has shared with individuals in the Trump administration his opinion on the attacks and what might be done to stop them."

"But Rogers said he has neither asked for, nor volunteered, a formal plan in writing."

Isn't it his job to develop a formal plan of exactly what his agency would do to combat this threat and then formally submit that in writing to the White House for approval? Does he sit around always waiting for someone to request that he do his job, and doesn't do anything until then? Shouldn't the heads of all the intelligence agencies be constantly developing plans to deal with not only this threat, but all other threats to national security? And if they don't have the authority to implement those plans, then submit those plans to the commander-in-chief and the White House for approval? And not just tell a few people about their opinions?

If they did that and the request was turned down by the White House, then this would be a different story. But as is, it is partisan BS being pushed by media bias.

If someone asked me what I was doing to prevent a breach into my organization, and I said that I haven't had any request from my executive officers for any action to prevent a breach, so I'm not developing a plan to submit to them for approval, I would be justifiably FIRED for not doing my job.


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