WASHINGTON – The Latest on a congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election (all times local):
FBI Director James Comey and Mike Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, say they have no evidence or intelligence that Russian cyber actors changed vote tallies in key states during last year’s presidential election.
Testifying at a highly politically charged congressional hearing in the House, both said they had no evidence that any vote tallies were changed in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Florida, North Carolina or Ohio.
The House intelligence committee is holding a hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.
National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers says the intelligence community stands behind its January assessment that it is highly confident Russia interfered in the 2016 election with the goal of electing Donald Trump.
In a Monday morning tweet, Trump blamed Democrats for the investigation into his contacts and said the House intelligence committee should be focus on investigating leaks.
Rogers said that his agency is working to provide Congress the material it needs to investigate the intelligence agencies’ findings.
Rogers was testifying before the House intelligence committee alongside FBI Director James Comey.
FBI Director James Comey is publicly confirming for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including any potential coordination between Trump campaign associates and Russia’s…
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