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A Manhattan federal judge Tuesday ruled that President Donald Trump and members of his campaign could not be held liable for Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee computers ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

U.S. Judge John G. Koeltl of the Southern District of New York said the Russian Federation was the “primary wrongdoer” in an alleged criminal enterprise, which also included WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, foreign nationals and others close to the Trump campaign.

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