FBI & NSA chiefs testify in Congress on Trump, Russia, wiretapping

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"When was the first time the FBI notified the DNC about the hack?" Hurd asks.

"I think it was August 2015," Comey responds, a year before the first releases by Guccifer 2.0 and WikiLeaks.

When did the DNC provide FBI access to their computers, Hurd asks.

"We never got direct access to the machines themselves," Comey answers. DNC hired a firm that eventually shared their forensics. Though best practice is to get access, "my folks tell me this is the appropriate substitute."