FBI Is 'Investigating the Nature of Any Links Between Individuals Associated With the Trump Campaign and the Russian Government'
FBI Director James Comey, for the first time, acknowledged publicly that the Bureau is investigating Russia's actions during the 2016 election and the Russian government's ties to the Trump campaign.
This is a stunning and historic announcement.
"That includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government," Comey says, "and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts."
FBI Dir. Comey: FBI is investigating Russian meddling in election, including "whether there was any coordination" between Trump team, Russia pic.twitter.com/pf8xZyXQYD— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 20, 2017
FBI also "investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government." pic.twitter.com/NpSXHJBbCW— ABC News (@ABC) March 20, 2017
Here's the text of Comey's historic statement:
Comey's opening statement—confirming FBI is investigating any possible links between Trump associates & Russian meddling in US election pic.twitter.com/yw81JEnmOX— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) March 20, 2017
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