Homeland Security Secretary Refuses To Call Sony Attack Terrorism [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold | Media Reporter

When pressed on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson refused to call the cyber-attack on Sony an act of terrorism.

JOHNSON: The United States government is actively considering a range of options that we will take in response to this attack.

MITCHELL: What kind of options? This is not a military issue, or is it?

JOHNSON: Well like I said, we are considering a range of options. We regard this as a very serious attack.

MITCHELL: Is it terrorist? Is it terrorism, I should say?

JOHNSON: I hesitate to put labels on what we believe occurred here, except to say it’s a very serious attack not only on individuals and a company, but on basic freedoms we enjoy in this country.

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