Trump terms Democrats' lawsuit as 'good news'

ANI | Updated: Apr 21, 2018 05:11 IST

New Delhi [India], Apr. 21 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Saturday said that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) filing for a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against his electoral campaign was a "good news".

The U.S. President said that he and his team could now counter for the DNC server, which they had earlier refused to give to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

"Just heard the Campaign was sued by the Obstructionist Democrats. This can be good news in that we will now counter for the DNC Server that they refused to give to the FBI, the Wendy Wasserman Schultz Servers and Documents held by the Pakistani mystery man and Clinton Emails," Trump wrote on Twitter.

The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against the United States President Donald Trump campaign, the Russian government, and the WikiLeaks organisation, alleging a conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 United States presidential election.

The complaint, which is filed in a federal district court in Manhattan, alleged that top Trump campaign officials had conspired with the Russian government and its military spy agency to hurt the Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

"During the 2016 presidential campaign, Russia launched an all-out assault on our democracy, and it found a willing and active partner in Donald Trump's campaign," The Washington Post quoted DNC Chairman Tom Perez as saying.

According to the DNC, the Russian government helped President Trump by hacking the computer networks of the Democratic Party and disseminating the stolen material that they found.

Senate investigators and prosecutors for special counsel Robert S. Mueller III are still investigating whether Trump associates coordinated with the Russian government.

The House Intelligence Committee Republicans had earlier said that they found no evidence that President Trump and his affiliates colluded with the Kremlin government.

However, this conclusion has been rejected by the panel's Democrats.

President Trump, on the other hand, has repeatedly rejected any collusion in his presidential campaign. (ANI)