FBI opened probe into whether Donald Trump working for Russians: Report

FBI opened probe into whether Donald Trump working for Russians: Report

The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday. The investigation - a dual counter intelligence and criminal probe was launched after the president fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017, the Times said, citing anonymous sources. The counter intelligence aspect consisted of determining whether Trump was knowingly or unknowingly working for Moscow and whether he was a threat to national security, the newspaper reported.

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