At a special press conference Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced 12 new indictments in the Russia probe. None of which were members of the Trump campaign. Politico reports:
Special counsel Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russian military officers on Friday, and accused them of hacking into the Democratic National Committee to sabotage the 2016 presidential election.
The indictments, announced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, come just days before a scheduled Monday summit in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
They are the latest charges in a probe that has already netted guilty pleas from three former Trump campaign aides while the president himself remains under investigation by Mueller for potential obstruction of justice.
Rosenstein said the Russians stole and released Democratic documents after planting malicious computer codes in the network of the DNC as well as the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
In spite of these indictments, it is unlikely any Russians will be extradited to America or ever see the inside of a courtroom.