“It also unclear whether the federal government was able to collect the data that it needed to make firm conclusions about the nature of Russian hacking. ‘Law enforcement and the intelligence community is going to be significantly reliant on what the holders and owners and operators of the infrastructure sees on its system and decides to raise their hand,’ Lisa Monaco, Obama’s top homeland security advisor, told investigators.

“Monaco’s skepticism about whether the state and local governments that operate American elections would provide a full picture about Russian hacking is well founded. The Senate report describes a dysfunctional relationship between the Department of Homeland Security and state election officials…”

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