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Russia tried to disrupt U.S. democracy, Trump helped push agenda

Russia actively tried to disrupt American democracy during the presidential election – and Donald Trump, at least inadvertently, played into their hands by repeating fake news stories planted by more than 1,000 hired hackers and spread by Russian bots, cybersecurity experts told the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday. “Part of the reason active measures have worked…

Comey: FBI is investigating Russia, Trump campaign

FBI Director James Comey told the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI is investigating Russia’s interference in the presidential election and any ties to Donald Trump’s campaigns, but cautioned that no conclusions should be drawn. Comey noted that the FBI is not in the practice of confirming ongoing investigations, but in the “public interest” had…

Nunes says no evidence Trump tapped, all eyes on Comey

As the Senate Judiciary Committee waits for FBI Director James Comey to confirm whether or not there is a criminal investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Wednesday, that no evidence has been presented to his committee supporting Donald Trump’s assertion that former President Barack Obama wiretapped…

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