DIRECTOR JAMES COMEY CONFIRMS FBI IS INVESTIGATING LINKS BETWEEN TRUMP CAMPAIGN AND RUSSIA

[3/20/17]  James Comey confirmed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including if there were any ties between Donald Trump’s campaign and the Russian government.

The FBI director testified alongside National Security Agency head Michael Rogers before the House Intelligence Committee Monday.

“Our practice is not to confirm the existence of ongoing investigations, especially those that include classified matters,” Comey said. “But, in unusual circumstances, it may be appropriate to do so.