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James Comey: FBI Is Investigating Trump’s Ties to Russia

HeadlineMar 21, 2017

FBI Director James Comey has confirmed the FBI is investigating whether President Trump’s campaign collaborated with Russia to sway the 2016 election.

James Comey: “I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that 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.”

That’s FBI Director James Comey speaking before the House Intelligence Committee Monday, issuing the first public confirmation of the agency’s investigation into the relationship between Trump’s campaign and Russia.

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