New intelligence shows that Putin became personally involved in the computer breach and directed how hacked material from Democrats was leaked, two senior U.S. officials say.Putin’s objectives were multifaceted, a high-level intelligence source told NBC News. What began as a ‘vendetta’ against Hillary Clinton morphed into an effort to discredit American politics, especially among foreign allies.

Source: U.S. Officials: Putin Personally Involved in U.S. Election Hack – NBC News