The biggest political news story since the election has been what impact Russia had on the presidential race. After the CIA and FBI confirmed that Russia hacked the election in favor of Donald Trump, the president-elect has continued to push back.

Trump on Obama

It came just weeks after Election Day, but the CIA revealed the findings of their secret investigation that concluded Russia was responsible for hacking the Democratic National Committee (DNC). In addition, the CIA has found that Russia hacked the election with the goal of electing Donald Trump, something the FBI and the White House have also confirmed.

In response, President Obama issued crippling sanctions against the Kremlin, much to the chagrin of the future president. After Obama received an intelligence briefing on the situation at hand on Friday, NBC News reported on some of the details, which didn't go over well with the billionaire real estate mogul. Trump decided to vent over the issue on his Twitter account with a multi-part tweet on January 5.

"How did NBC get "an exclusive look into the top secret report he (Obama) was presented?" Donald Trump wrote on Twitter Thursday night, before asking "Who gave them this report and why?" Trump ended his tweet, stating, "Politics!" In a follow-up message, Trump decided to target the DNC.

"The Democratic National Committee would not allow the FBI to study or see its computer info after it was supposedly hacked by Russia," Donald Trump wrote, offering more doubt about the aforementioned reports on the hacking.

In his final tweet on the matter, Trump continued to dismiss the reports that Russia interfered with the election. "So how and why are they so sure about hacking if they never even requested an examination of the computer servers?," Trump asked, before also wondering, "What is going on?"

Moving forward

While Donald Trump and Russia appear to be on the same page, the president-elect is conflicting with many members of his own party.

There is a growing bipartisan movement in Congress that is calling for a further investigation into the Russian hacking, with prominent Republicans like Sen. John McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham leading the way. Before the end of the month, Trump will be sworn in as the next president, and only then will the American people know where the country moves forward on the issue of Russia and their alleged hacking of the presidential election.