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Pelosi Calls Reporters Russian ‘Accomplices’ For Covering Leaks

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Alex Pfeiffer White House Correspondent
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Friday that reporters were “accomplices” with Russia for covering leaked emails and documents related to the Hillary Clinton campaign.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a press conference discussing Republican attempts to dismantle Medicare, Medicaid, and The Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill January 4, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a press conference discussing Republican attempts to dismantle Medicare, Medicaid, and The Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill January 4, 2017 in Washington, DC.
The press conference followed a meeting between House and Senate Democrats with US President Barack Obama. ZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images

The comments from California Rep. Pelosi came during her weekly press conference, as she spoke about a “stunning” intelligence report she and other members of Congress received on Russian hacking.

[dcquiz] “When you see this report you will see with confidence what this how the intelligence community has identified what we have seen,” the California Democrat said. “We knew it was the Russians.”

“You were accomplices in this,” Pelosi added. “Every single day you reported there was an email that was embarrassing to the Clinton operation, without saying we know this because of a disruption by a foreign power of our election system. You knew that.” (RELATED: The 44 Most Damning Stories From WikiLeaks)