( CNN) The review by the Intelligence Community into election tampering is not an effort to leave evidence for the next administration about Russia, a senior administration official tells CNN, but instead to learn about the experiences of past elections to allow future administrations to better combat malign influence.

“This is not going on to stop the Trump transition from preemptively refuting the occurrence we are going to construction. This( is) about what we have learned from experience and assistance others to set that knowledge to work, ” the official said.

The review, which the Obama Administration announced Friday was being undertaken, is also not examining whether Russian interference in the 2016 election helped to affect the outcome, the official said.