During a Senate hearing, FBI Director James Comey said that Russia was the “greatest threat of any nation on Earth, given their intent and capability.”
According to Interfax referencing CNN, at the hearing Comey discussed the ongoing investigation into Russia’s influence on the 2016 elections in the United States.
The FBI director noted that Russia was “encouraged by the outcome of last year’s elections, and is still actively trying to influence American politics.”
“One of the biggest lessons learned is that Russia will do this again. Because of 2016 election, they know it worked,” he said, answering a question about Russia’s interference in the American elections.