The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has filed suit against Russia, among other actors, for hacking and leaking DNC communications in an effort to influence the 2016 election. Are Russia and its officials entitled to foreign sovereign immunity?
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On Friday, the Democratic National Committee filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and associated persons, and WikiLeaks, alleging an illegal conspiracy to influence the outcome of the election.
Earlier today, the Justice Department provided copies of ex-FBI Director James Comey's memos of his conversations with President Trump to the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee, the majority leaders of which had threatened to subpoena of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and hold him in contempt if he did not provide the memos. The memos have since become public. The transmission letter, as well as the declassified memos, are available below.
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The answer is not obvious.
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