DNC sues Trump, Russia, Wikileaks

Posted at 1:56 PM, Apr 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-21 15:56:39-04

The Democratic National Committee is taking Russia, Wikileaks and the Trump campaign to court.

The DNC on Friday filed a lawsuit against those and other entities, alleging they conspired to hack the committee’s e-mail servers during the 2016 campaign.

The suit seeks damages related to the the hack, claiming the DNC spent more than a million dollars to fix computers and lost even more in donations as a result of publicity surrounding the matter.

"This gives them an opportunity, at least in the press, to take the whole package and continue to press their account of things. I don’t think they really believe it can succeed on the merits," says former U.S. attorney Harry Litman.

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