'FBI investigates Russian govt's efforts to interfere in 2016 election' – Bureau chief James Comey

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2017-03-20 17:26:44 Category: News & Politics מאת:
FBI Director James Comey has confirmed that the bureau is investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, including alleged links between Moscow and Donald Trump's campaign. Testifying before the House Select Committee on Intelligence, Comey said the probe is part of the FBI's counter-intelligence mission, and 'includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts.' He declined to elaborate, citing an 'open ongoing investigation' which is 'classified.' READ MORE: https://on.rt.com/86c0 RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT Listen to us on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/rttv RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.