‘No Evidence’ of Trump-Russia Collusion Amid Moscow’s Election Meddling, House Panel Finds


Russia directed cyberattacks against U.S. political institutions in 2015 and 2016, but there is “no evidence of collusion, coordination, or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russians,” the House intelligence committee has concluded.

Findings and recommendations can improve “security and integrity” in midterm elections, @DevinNunes says.

For the past 14 months, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has probed allegations that the government of Russia President Vladimir Putin meddled in the 2016 elections.

The House committee explored possible links between the Russians and the campaigns of the two major presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Congressional investigators also examined how the U.S. government responded to Russian actions and probed potential leaks of classified information.

The probes by the House panel and its Senate counterpart have been overshadowed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation of Russian interference in the election, and alleged “collusion” between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., committee chairman, released a statement Monday expressing gratitude for House colleagues who led the investigation.

The draft report, exceeding 500 pages and including over 600 citations, was delivered Tuesday to committee Democrats for review and comment.

Once adopted, the report will be the subject of a declassification review before it …read more