Russian government hackers gave hacked emails from inside the Hillary Clinton campaign to Wikileaks through a third party, according to testimony by Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey on Monday morning. But who that third party – referred to in intelligence community terms as a “cut out” — may have been, Comey did not say.
According to testimony by both Comey and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers at the Monday hearing before the House Select Committee on Intelligence the purpose of the Russian hacking operation was to aid the candidacy of Donald Trump, Clinton’s opponent, who did eventually win the presidential election.
Testifying in front of the House Intelligence Committee Monday morning, FBI Director James Comey confirmed the bureau is in fact investigating...
FBI Director James Comey told the House Intelligence Committee that “ The Russian intelligence services hacked into a number of enterprises in United States, including the Democratic National C ommittee” and that Russian intelligenc...
FBI Director James Comey acknowledged that there is an open FBI investigation into any possible coordination between the Russian government and campaign of Donald Trump.
In the run-up to FBI Director James Comey's testimony on President Donald Trump's claims of wiretapping, the president issued a tweet suggesting that the Clinton campaign had had contact with the Russian government.