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Trump lied to undercut the credibility of FBI, says sacked chief James Comey

Statement was made during a hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Fired FBI Director James Comey has said there should be "no fuzz" about Russia's role in influencing the 2016 US election that brought Donald Trump to the White House, as he cited a "campaign driven from the top of that government" with purpose and technical sophistication. "There should be no fuzz on this whatsoever. The Russians interfered in our election during the 2016 cycle," Comey said. "They did it with purpose. They did it with sophistication. They did it with overwhelming technical efforts. It was an active-measures campaign ...

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First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 13:26 IST
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