Kate Baldwin, New York, United States discussed on State of America

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Hello i'm kate baldwin live in new york to our viewers watching around the world this is state of america tonight friday the thirteenth here in the united states is known as the pretty much the unluckiest day of the year and it appears luck has just run out for a dozen russian military intelligence officers after the special counsel released in eyepopping indictment late this afternoon here's the deputy attorney general rod rosenstein charges twelve russian military officers by name for conspiring to interfere with the twentieth sixteen presidential election eleven of the defendants are charged with conspiring to hack into computers steal documents and release those documents with the intent to interfere in the election one of those defendants twelfth russian military officer are charged with conspiring to infiltrate computers of organisations involved in administering elections including state boards of election secretaries of state and companies that supply software used to administer elections all twelve are members of the jar you russian military intelligence and the justice department says the hacking targeted hillary clinton's campaign the democrats national party and the democratic congressional campaign committee even as he said state board's election and companies developed election software this case as well as the internet research agency or essentially being transferred out of muller's team into the national security division of the department of justice muller handed them step one of this in ira step two in hacking and now i think doj is gonna take this and run with it and multiple focus on whether or not any americans were knowingly involved in this also innocent investigators found that the russians communicated with someone in touch with the trump campaign journalists and even a congressional candidate rosenstein was clear though to point out the following that there is no allegation in this indictment that any american citizen committed a crime that there is no allegation in this indictment that americans knew they were corresponding with russians there is no allegation in this indictment that the conspiracy impacted the the election vote count does that mean this could be an there can be an allegation in another indictment we don't know we all we know this bombshell news and it is just that bombshell news.

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