WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI stated Wednesday that it has no evidence Hillary Clinton’s non-public e-mail server was compromised although President Donald Trump tweeted a information report that alleged the Chinese had hacked it.
Trump tweeted Tuesday night a couple of report within the conservative Daily Caller that stated a Chinese-owned firm working within the Washington space had hacked the server Clinton had used as secretary of state and obtained practically all of her emails.
Trump’s tweet said partially: “What are the chances that the FBI and DOJ are proper on prime of this? Actually, a really large story. Much categorised info!”
FBI and Justice Department officers have stated publicly that there was no evidence Clinton’s server was hacked by a overseas energy. Former FBI Director James Comey stated at a July 2016 information convention that the FBI didn’t discover direct evidence that the sever had been efficiently hacked although he additionally acknowledged that, “given the character of the system and of the actors probably concerned,” it could have been unlikely for the bureau to search out such direct evidence.
A June report from the Justice Department’s inspector basic on the FBI’s dealing with of the Clinton investigation stated FBI specialists didn’t discover evidence that the server had been hacked, with one forensics agent saying he felt “pretty assured that there wasn’t an intrusion.”
An FBI official stated Wednesday after the Daily Caller story and Trump tweet that the “FBI has not discovered any evidence the servers have been compromised.”
The White House didn’t instantly touch upon the FBI’s assertion.