Key U.S. senators: 'no doubt' Russia sought to interfere in U.S. election

Key U.S. senators: 'no doubt' Russia sought to interfere in U.S. electionBy Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The leaders of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday they agreed with intelligence agencies’ assessment that Moscow sought to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election to boost Donald Trump’s prospects of becoming president. “There is no doubt that Russia undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere with our 2016 elections,” the committee’s Republican chairman, Senator Richard Burr, said in a joint statement with the committee’s top Democrat after a closed hearing on the issue. “After a thorough review, our staff concluded that the (intelligence community) conclusions were accurate and on point,” Senator Mark Warner said.

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The Democratic Party alleges there was a grand conspiracy to interfere in 2016 campaign

The Democratic National Committee is suing the Trump campaign, several top advisers who attended the now-infamous June 2016 meeting in Trump Tower, Russia, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, longtime Trump confidant Roger Stone, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos and others, alleging a grand racketeering, hacking and fraudulent conspiracy that harmed Democrats through WikiLeaks’ publication of internal party emails.

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