A top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump said Monday he thinks the Russians were involved in election-related hacking of the US — a very different view than that held by the incoming administration. Former CIA director James Woolsey, an adviser to Trump on national security issues, told CNN’s Jim Sciutto that determining who was behind the hacks is difficult, but that he believes the Russians — and possibly others — were involved. “I think the Russians were in

there, but it doesn’t mean other people weren’t, too,” he said. “It’s often not foolproof to say who it is because it is possible and sometimes easy to hide your tracks. There’s lots of tricks.” Asked if Trump is playing the media with his comments on who was culpable, Woolsey said it was a “possibility,” noting that Trump is an “expert in weaving around” on issues like this. READ MORE