Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said there was sufficient evidence to present the charges to a grand jury.
They allegedly did this, Rosenstein said, by spearphishing volunteers and employees of Hillary Clinton's campaign, and were able to steal usernames and passwords, eventually hacking into the networks of the Democratic National Campaign Committee and Democratic National Committee.
Trump, meanwhile, has been criticized for being reluctant to speak publicly about Russian interference into the campaign. "One of those defendants, and a twelfth Russian officer, are charged with conspiring to infiltrate computers of organizations responsible for administering elections, including state boards of election, secretaries of state, and companies that supply software and other technology used to administer elections". They are accused of releasing the stolen emails on a website, dcleaks.com. Rosenstein added that he had briefed President Donald Trump on the indictment earlier this week.
"It's important not to think as Republicans or Democrats, but patriotically as Americans", he said.
While Friday's indictment does not include any criminal allegations against a USA citizen, the charges note that Guccifer 2.0 allegedly communicated with "U.S. persons about the release of stolen documents".
They corresponded with 'several Americans, ' he said, but the DOJ is not alleging htat any of them knew they were talking with Russian agents.
President Trump told reporters a few few hours before Rosenstein spoke that he plans to bring up Russia's election interference campaign Monday with President Vladimir Putin when they meet in Helsinki, Finland.
The towers, which hosted 325 launches of probes, spacecraft and more dating back to 1957, came crashing down around 7 a.m. According to Florida Today , the demolition project had a price tag of $2 million.
We will want to give a performance of huge pride. "It's been great to get to this stage but we wanted to go on and win it". ENGLAND face Belgium in the World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday, but who will start? "Everybody has come.
And he said Canada has promised to reverse a decline in military resources with an eye towards the two per cent target. Asked about Khan, a member of the opposition Labour Party, Trump was highly critical of the London mayor.
Politico said Trump warned of "grave consequences" if the allies did not immediately meet the 2 per cent spending targets. He also said the other leaders had thanked him for raising the issue of how to support NATO's operations.
The IAI-built spacecraft, which was build in 2013, will be transferred to the United States in November, ahead of the launch. Although the Google prize expired in March without a victor having reached the moon, Israel's team pledged to push forward.
He added that it seemed as if the United Kingdom was "getting at least partially involved back with the European Union". Boxing fans were left furious after a Union Jack was used to represent Michael Conlan on BT Sport just last week.
Stage victor Ireland's Daniel Martin celebrates on the podium after the sixth stage of the Tour de France . Gaudin attacked following the intermediate sprint and was out on his own with 40km remaining.
The plaintiffs argued that Johnson & Johnson's talcum powder products, like baby powder, caused them to develop ovarian cancer . Johnson & Johnson has been hit with its biggest penalty yet over the allegation that its talcum powders cause cancer.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg cited a "new sense of urgency, and all allies agreed to redouble their efforts". Around eight members of the 29-country military alliance are expected to reach the 2 per cent target this year.
Black Widow Movie Gets A Director
With the latest phase of Marvel films coming to a close, Marvel saw this as the best time to move forward with the project. Scar-Jo will reprise the role for the movie which is said to be set before the events of the first Avengers movie.
Tesla's US Tax Credit Set To Come To An End
Following the change, Tesla buyers will only be eligible to receive the full $7,500 federal tax credit until December 31. Neither Tesla nor GM have said if they have plans to reduce the upfront prices of their cars as the credits wind down.
No guarantees on nerve agent culprits or finding more Novichok
They have not found any evidence that they visited any of the sites which were decontaminated following the Skripal poisoning. Police suspect Mr Rowley and Mr Sturgess handled an item from the first attack, which Britain blames on Russian Federation .
Twitter Purge Costs Obama Millions of Followers
Twitter said owners of accounts will not be able to log in unless they validate the accounts and reset passwords. CEO Ezekiel Mutua is another casualty whose account has dropped from over 100,000 followers to a meagre 34,000.
Trump says May is doing Brexit wrong, threatening U.S. trade deal
But when they make you feel unwelcome, why would I stay there?" Yet Trump's schedule will largely keep him out of central London . Referring to planned protests on Friday, Trump added: "I think he has not been hospitable to a government that is very important.