Washington( CNN) When President Donald Trump's aides asked the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday to look into the potential mishandling of classified information by the previous White House, it was the latest example of the Obama administration coming under scrutiny for its response to Russia's meddling into the presidential contest.

Republicans — including Trump himself — insist President Barack Obama's team is attempting to undermine the new President through intelligence leaks about the Trump's Russian connections.

Certain Democrat, meanwhile, argue Obama wasn't forceful enough in his denunciations of Russia's actions before the November vote.

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