Washington( CNN) A resulting Republican legislator is asking for examinations right into declared Russian cyberhacks throughout the United States political election regardless of President- choose Donald Trump's persisted require warmer connections withMoscow

Sen Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican as well as among the chamber's most skilled diplomacy hands, stated the shot by an international nation to disrupt the United States ballot procedure calls for far better understanding as well as a strenuous reaction.

“Assumingfor a minute that we do think that the Russian federal government was regulating outdoors companies that hacked right into our political election, they must be penalized,” Graham informed press reportersTuesday Referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Graham included that, “Putinmust be penalized.”