House intel panel releases final report on Russian Federation probe

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"On the other hand, the president was thrilled with the report, tweeting "'no evidence" that the Trump Campaign "colluded, coordinated or conspired with Russian Federation"'. No coordination, no nothing.

Schiff said on social media that there had been "extensive efforts by Russia" to help Trump's campaign, adding the president's team had a "litany of communications" with Russian officials and had undertaken a "massive effort to hide these contacts".

Instead, the Dems led by ranking member Congressman Adam Schiff torched the Republican-led findings, stating "their report, as with their overall conduct of the investigation, is unworthy of this committee, the House of Representatives, and most importantly, the American people".

'House Intelligence Committee rules that there was NO COLLUSION between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation.

Meanwhile, the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation is moving ahead, along with special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. "No evidence" that the Trump Campaign "colluded, coordinated or conspired with Russian Federation".

It also said Congress should consider revising the controversial Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to include "malicious worldwide cyber actors". Republicans announced the main findings last month, concluding there was no coordination between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation.

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He said there were "shortcomings in the sport's efforts to address the long-standing, underlying causes of breaches". Buzzfeed and the BBC also alleged that evidence had been suppressed.

The report largely confirms the findings of USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation was assessed to be responsible for cyberattacks on US political institutions, including the hack of the Democratic National Committee's emails.

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., center, standing with reporters. Besides doing so in the United States, Russia has also been trying to influence elections electronically by hacking into computers in Germany and France to influence policies in their countries. "Total witch hunt! This must end immediately!".

Conaway said the committee had pledged to be "as transparent as possible" with the report.

Schiff called on the committee to publicly release the transcripts from dozens of interview with key witnesses, saying the public should be able to judge the evidence gathered by the committee.

The ultimate findings will be unearthed in another report, Rep. Schiff said Friday. "MUST END NOW!" Trump tweeted.

Friday it was revealed that the lawyer that the Trump campaign met with was an informant for the Russian government.

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