However, the ODNI report did not deliver any hard evidence of the assumed Russian interference, instead citing analyses of the country’s main intelligence services, the CIA, FBI and NSA. In fact, the 25-page document consisted only of declassified information, while the evidence has been allegedly hidden behind a veil of secrecy. The CIA and FBI said they had “high confidence” in the results of the report, while the NSA only had “moderate confidence.”
“I think it’s quite speculative and they have been looking for some way to possibly prop up their theory that was just out there,” Page said, while commenting on why the paper was not backed by solid evidence. He noted that despite having no such evidence, some political circles in the US will try to take advantage of the findings.
Page countered that view, saying that the US media deep roots with big politics.