Robert Mueller indicts 12 Russian officers for election meddling, hacking into Clinton’s emails

by Kelly Cohen
July 13, 2018

Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 Russian military officials for federal crimes during the 2016 election, including hacking into Democratic servers, including servers run by Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

The move was announced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, just days before President Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, when he is expected to press Putin again to explain the U.S. argument that Russia meddled in the U.S. election. It’s likely to boost Democrats who have argued for more than a year that Russia was trying to help get Trump elected, in the face of counterclaims from some Republicans that Democrats leaned on this complaint to explain Clinton’s loss to Trump.

Mueller’s 29-page indictment, filed in federal court in Washington, alleged that the 12 Russian officials “engaged in a sustained effort” to break into computers owned by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the Democratic National Committee, and Hillary Clinton’s campaign. The indictment was returned Friday in federal court.

The 12 Russians are charged with releasing emails under the names DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0 in an attempt to “interfere” with the 2016 election, the indictment alleges.

No comments yet - you can be the first!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Keep the Fake News Media in check.

Don’t let the MSM censor your news as America becomes Great Again. Over 500,000 Americans receive our daily dose of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness along with Breaking News direct to their inbox—and you can too. Sign up to receive news and views from The 1776Coalition!

We know how important your privacy is and your information is SAFE with us. We’ll never sell
your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time directly from your inbox.
View our full privacy policy.