General H.R. McMaster took the gloves off during the Munich Security Conference when a Russian delegate had the gall to ask him about cyber security.
The national security adviser spoke during the security conference and acknowledged Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election. (RELATED: Mueller Indicts 13 Russian Nationals Involved In Election Interference)
“With the FBI indictment, evidence of Russian interference is incontrovertible,” McMaster said, referencing Friday’s indictment of 13 Russians for various charges related to election meddling. (RELATED: McMaster: Evidence Of Russian Meddling ‘Now Really Incontrovertible’)
BREAKING: McMaster: “With FBI indictment, evidence of Russian interference [in US elections] is incontrovertible.”#MSC2018
— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) February 17, 2018
The conference got even spicier when a Russian delegate asked McMaster a question about cyber security.
“I’m surprised to see any Russian cyber security experts here since you’re all so preoccupied in attacking us,” McMaster snarked.
Great answer by McMaster when asked by a Russian delegate about cyber security. “I’m surprised to see any Russian cyber security experts here since you’re all so preoccupied” in attacking us. #msc2018
— Tom Wright (@thomaswright08) February 17, 2018