Director of two us secret service — Federal Bureau of investigation and the national security Agency, James Comey and Michael Rogers said that in mid-2016, Russia was confident in the victory of the democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the presidential elections. About it as transfers RIA Novosti news Agency, they said during a hearing in the house of representatives of the Congress of the United States.
To the question whether they consider that Moscow was confident of victory, Clinton, Rogers replied “Yes”. The Komi, in turn, explained: “Yes, in August-September, it was so.”
The head of the FBI was asked to clarify why he mentioned these two months. Komi explained that, according to him, the Russians in late summer, believed that the Republican Donald trump has no chance, so they allegedly sent their efforts to “undermine” Clinton.
Komi said that Russia was trying to hack the “many organizations” in the United States before the presidential election. “What we can say in an unclassified hearing and in our report that there have been attempts to infiltrate organizations associated with the Republican party,” he said.
According to the Director of the FBI, the hackers were unable to obtain information from these organizations.
Komi has agreed with opinion of the Democrats in the house that “hacking, cybertechnology as part of the hybrid and information warfare” was used in relation to both Democratic and Republican parties.
In the United States have repeatedly accused Russia, which allegedly intervened in the presidential campaign to help Trump win. Under the assumptions of the representatives of the administration of former President Barack Obama and secret service, in July, Russian hackers broke into the servers of the National Committee of the Democratic party, and the party Committee of the Congressional. Moscow all charges have been consistently denied.