This isn’t a laughing matter.
Recently on Fox Radio, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) claimed that recent cyberattack committed against America “is the biggest story of the year, probably, besides coronavirus.”
According to Breitbart, Kinzinger stated, “So, this is the biggest story of the year, probably, besides coronavirus. We don’t know the depths of what’s happened. What we do know is we think these hacks started in March, maybe even before. We had no idea. … So, this makes the OPM hack that took anybody that had a security clearance’s information, this makes the terrible damage that Edward Snowden did to our national defense and our nation, and I think it’s going to pale in comparison to this. I — there’s a lot we need to know, but this is starting to approach an actual, direct act of war by the Russians.”
He then said, “This is going to warrant, probably, one of the stronger, if not the strongest responses we’ve ever had to the Russians. And frankly, if we cannot have a proportional response with just the cyber realm, there may be a place for kinetic action against, for instance, Russian proxies or Russian infrastructure.”
You can watch a clip of Kinzinger’s comments here.