Priebus says Russians didn't help Trump win

Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, left, and his son Jack, right, watch an Army-Navy NCAA college football game at M&T Bank Stadium, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President-elect Donald Trump's incoming chief of staff says it's "insane" to suggest that Russian hacking influenced the outcome of the U.S. presidential election.

Reince Priebus said Sunday the Russians "didn't tell Hillary Clinton to ignore Wisconsin and Michigan."

Priebus, who will step down as chair of the Republican National Committee, told ABC's "This Week" that Clinton "ignored states that she shouldn't have, and Donald Trump was the change agent... Donald Trump won in an electoral landslide that had nothing to do with the Russians."

The CIA has concluded with "high confidence" that Russia sought to influence the U.S. election on behalf of the Republican.

Priebus said he supports further investigations. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers of both parties are calling for the issue to be examined.

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