Donald Trump questioned whether the Democratic National Committee's research on him was really hacked
The party's 200 pages of research on Trump were sent to Gawker on Wednesday
Donald Trump on Wednesday asserted that the Democratic National Committee hadn’t been hacked at all – and in fact conjured the story itself – after the party’s research on Trump was purportedly sent to journalists by a hacker.
“This is all information that has been out there for many years. Much of it is false and/or entirely inaccurate,” Trump said in a statement. “We believe it was the DNC that did the ‘hacking’ as a way to distract from the many issues facing their deeply flawed candidate and failed party leader. Too bad the DNC doesn’t hack Hillary Clinton’s 33,000 missing emails.”
The research – which spans decades of Trump’s business d