A privacy organization that has been pressing the Washington establishment for evidence supporting Democratic claims that Russia hacked their emails to influence the U.S. presidential election is ramping up the pressure with a Freedom of Information Act request to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, is seeking the public release of the unredacted ODNI 2017 report “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent U.S. Elections,” noting the full report was directly referenced in the redacted version. In its letter to the ODNI, EPIC points out that a number of claims are made, including that Russia interfered in the 2016 election to “undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process.”  READ MORE