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Trump concerned about Wikileaks, national security: Spicer

Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 00:59

In response to WikiLeaks latest document dump, White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Julian Assange has ''compromised'' and ''undermined national security and that CIA technology is ''outdated''. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) White House spokesman Sean Spicer says President Donald Trump thinks technology systems at the CIA are "outdated and need to be updated." Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Spicer said Julian Assange has "compromised" and "undermined national security." Assange's anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks published documents on Tuesday describing secret Central Intelligence Agency hacking tools and snippets of computer code. It did not publish the full programs that would be needed to actually conduct cyber exploits against phones, computers and Internet-connected televisions. Assange said on Thursday that WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools that it possesses, to allow them to patch software flaws.

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Trump concerned about Wikileaks, national security: Spicer

Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 00:59