A report by the CIA concluded that Russia had meddled in the election and alleged that Russian actors provided WikiLeaks with thousands of emails that hurt Clinton's chances of victory, according to the Washington Post.
In response to the report, the Trump transition team said:
These are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.
The election ended a long time ago in one of the biggest Electoral College victories in history.
It’s now time to move on and ‘Make America Great Again'.
While the brevity and dismissive nature of the statement was met with bemusement by many...
Is there a doctor in the house? Need someone to help me pick my jaw off the floor after that latest Trump statement.
While Trump's team said it was "one of the biggest electoral college victories in history" it really wasn't.
As Nate Silver, the election forecaster and statistician, pointed out when the claim was originally made by Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, taking 306 of the 538 electoral college votes is well under average.
Actually way below average for a winner's total: