In February this year, Mueller's team unveiled criminal charges against 13 Russians and three Russian companies for interfering in the presidential campaign, using social media and coordinating with low-level Trump campaign activists.
Eleven of the 12 Russian operatives are charged with either hacking into or "spearphishing" (sending emails to trick people into providing passwords) the computer networks of Democratic Party officials; spying on network activity and collecting information; and creating fictional personas to spread the information and hide that the source was actually Russian officials with military intelligence agency GRU.
The 2016 attack affected thousands of employees with emails from John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, being published by outlets including WikiLeaks. "We need to work together to hold the perpetrators accountable, and keep moving forward to preserve our values, protect against future interference, and defend America", Mr. Rosenstein said. They also hacked into the computer network of the Democratic National Committee.
■ They released the materials by creating fictitious online personas, including "DCLeaks" and "Guccifer 2.0".
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But, there is the little matter of Trump directly asking Russian Federation to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails.
Rosenstein said the Americans who were corresponding with the GRU officers were unaware they were Russian operatives.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. There is no allegation in the indictment that the Americans knew they were communicating with Russian intelligence officers. Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, said on Twitter that it was time to end the Mueller investigation since "no Americans are involved".
Like this unnamed candidate, others also communicated with Guccifer 2.0, the indictment said. In February, the attorney general's office charged 13 Russians and three companies with trying to interfere with the United States elections. Richard Pinedo pleaded guilty to identify fraud in connection with the Russian indictments, and London attorney Alex van der Zwaan pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI involving Gates. van der Zwaan served 30 days in a low-security Federal Bureau of Prisons facility near Allenwood, Pa.
The defendants worked for two units of the GRU that "engaged in active cyber operations to interfere in the 2016 presidential elections", Rosenstein said.
I briefed President Trump about these allegations earlier this week.
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"I will absolutely, firmly ask the question, and hopefully we'll have a good relationship with Russian Federation", he told a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
"We do have a - a political problem where - you know in the United States we have this stupidity going on", he said. "Pure stupidity", he said, referring to Mueller's probe.
Backing her up is former national intelligence director James R. Clapper Jr., who told PBS NewsHour in May that he personally believes Russian Federation "turned" the election: "T$3 o me it exceeds logic and credulity that they didn't affect the election".
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