Alleged cyber attacks from Russia on the political organization of the United States, alleged to have influenced the presidential election, was an act of war. This statement was made January 4, Senator John McCain, according to DW.
“If you’re trying to destroy the Foundation of democracy, you destroy the nation,” he added.
McCain clarified that he has in mind something like a nuclear attack.
“I say that the attack on the fundamental structure of the nation… it is an act of war,” he said.
On 5 January it was reported that the Senate is ready to learn more about cyber attacks and other actions of the Russians with the purpose of influencing the us policy.