U.S. Department of State spokesman Ned Price makes his case, claiming his statement (shameless lie, actually) is in and of itself declassifying evidence while actually refusing to provide evidence and when that becomes too stupid he goes to ‘trust me, we have it’ and finally claims any evidence (that likely doesn’t exist, keep reading) must be protected.

Then have a read of the disclaimer buried in the (now thoroughly debunked) ‘Russian hack’ report by “joint US intelligence agencies”

”Judgments are not intended to imply that we have proof that shows something to be a fact. Assessments are based on collected information, which is often incomplete or fragmentary, as well as logic, argumentation, and precedents” –ICA 2017 01 [pdf] Annex B’s “estimative language” also known as the ‘we make this shit up’ disclaimer buried in the ‘Russian election hack’ report authored by the “joint US intelligence agencies”