In secret documents, presented last week included claims that the Russian operatives threatened the personal and financial information about trump, said multiple U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the briefings.
The charges were presented on two pages of the review, which was attached to the report about the Russian intervention in elections in 2016. The charges emerged, in particular, from the notes collected by a former British intelligence service, whose past work officials consider credible. The FBI is investigating the validity and accuracy of these claims, which are based mainly on information from Russian sources, but not confirmed many significant details in the notes about trump.
At the briefing last week were presented to four of the senior most of the heads of U.S. intelligence - the Director of National intelligence James Clapper, FBI Director James Komei, the CIA Director, John Brennan, and Director of the NSA Admiral Mike Rogers.
These high-ranking intelligence officials also demonstrated that Russia has compiled a potentially dangerous information for both political parties, but released information that damages only Hillary Clinton and the Democrats. This summary is not an official part of the report is the intelligence community doing about the Russian hacks, but some officials said that this increased evidence that Moscow intends to harm the candidacy of Clinton.
It also became known that on December 9, Senator John McCain gave a full copy of the notes dated from June to December, 2016, the Director of the FBI James Comey. McCain became aware of the notes from a former British diplomat who lived in Moscow.
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