An attorney for Imran Awan said his client, who worked for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others, was the subject of "political persecution," fueled by conservative media sites and President Trump.
Donna Brazile, who took over as interim chairperson of the Democratic National Committee in the wake of hacked emails, says the Clinton camp and the party struck a deal to pay off lingering debts.
Critics have long raised concerns about Gen. Michael Flynn's relationship with Moscow. The nominee for national security adviser was in regular contact in December with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.
In his first news conference since last summer, he denied unverified reports that Russia has compromising intelligence on him and outlined how he'd try to unwind his complex businesses as president.
The president-elect met with intelligence officials Friday about Russian hacking, but still didn't seem convinced of Russia's role in the election. Instead, he stressed none of it changed the outcome.
A Senate hearing on the cybersecurity threat comes as intelligence agencies prepare to issue their report on Russia's involvement in the fall presidential campaign.
Intelligence sources tell NPR that the FBI agrees with the leaked CIA assessment that Russia interfered with the U.S. election, in part to help Donald Trump become president.
Experts have long warned that America's patchwork of old and unsecured voting systems leaves votes vulnerable to tampering — and in ways that wouldn't have to involve a foreign attack.