But can polls be trusted? Inpolls in key states showed Hillary Clinton winning handily.
The indictment, which alleges a wide-ranging conspiracy involving sophisticated hacking and staged releases of documents, raises the stakes for a summit next week between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Officers of Russia's military intelligence agency, the GRU, covertly monitored computers of Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign and Democratic campaign committees, and stole large amounts of data, the indictment said.
Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told a news conference. Friday's indictment was secured by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of his probe into Russian involvement in the election. It was the first by Mueller that directly charges the Russian government with meddling in the election, which Trump unexpectedly won.
The Kremlin denies it interfered. Rosenstein said he briefed Trump this week about the indictment. It contains no allegations that U.
A few hours before the indictments were announced, Trump called the Mueller investigation a "rigged witch hunt" that is hurting the United States' relationship with Russia. The announcement of the indictment came at an awkward time for Trump, who met Britain's Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle on Friday for tea during a visit to Britain.
Trump said he would "absolutely, firmly ask" Putin about the meddling at their planned meeting in Helsinki on Monday. The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the indictment aimed to damage the atmosphere before the summit. It said there was no evidence that the 12 people charged were linked to military intelligence or hacking.
Several prominent Democratic lawmakers called on Trump to cancel the summit. But the page document describes several incidents in which the alleged Russian hackers, using the internet personas DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.
It says Russian operatives provided direct assistance to a candidate for the U. Congress, who in August requested and received from Guccifer 2. The candidate and the person's party affiliation were not identified. That same month, the indictment says, "the Conspirators, posing as Guccifer 2.
The reporter, who was not identified, "responded by discussing when to release the documents and offering to write an article about their release. The indictment says the Russian operatives told the person it would be a "great pleasure" to help them and later asked their opinion about a stolen DCCC document posted online.
Stone denied passing any stolen emails to WikiLeaks.
He said in a statement to Reuters: You can certainly imagine a subsequent indictment in the future of an American of being part of this conspiracy," Mariotti said.
The indictment says that on or about July 27,the Russians attempted for the first time to break into email accounts "at a domain hosted by a third-party provider and used by Clinton's personal office.
At or around the same time, they also targeted 76 email addresses at the domain of the Clinton Campaign. The indictment documents extensive cooperation between the Russian hackers and the unnamed "Organization 1.
On July 22,Organization 1 "released over 20, emails and other documents stolen from the DNC network by the Conspirators," the indictment said. WikiLeaks, which was not indicted, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
In June"Organization 1 sent a private message to Guccifer 2. Trump lawyer Rudolph Giuliani, in a tweet, said the indictments showed it was time to end the special counsel's probe. The Russians are nailed. No Americans are involved. Time for Mueller to end this pursuit of the President and say President Trump is completely innocent," Giuliani said.
Mueller has secured indictments against several former Trump campaign aides, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn.
In February, Mueller charged 13 Russians and three Russian companies in an elaborate conspiracy to interfere in the election.3/11/ An earlier version of the graphic wrongly listed New Hampshire as a "winner takes all" state.
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