© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers pre-Thanksgiving speech in Delaware

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Joe Biden stated on Tuesday {that a} widespread knowledge breach of the federal government apparently carried out by the Russian authorities poses a “grave threat” to nationwide safety that can’t “go unanswered.”

At a information convention, Biden faulted President Donald Trump for stripping U.S. defenses towards cyber assaults, saying, “This assault occurred on Donald Trump’s watch, when he wasn’t watching.” Biden stated his administration will take significant steps to answer the breach.

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