US House Democratic leader says Russians clearly behind cyber attack on Democrats

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a press conference at the US Capitol on Aug 11, 2016, in Washington, DC.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks at a press conference at the US Capitol on Aug 11, 2016, in Washington, DC.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - United States House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday (Aug 11) said the recent cyber attack on Democratic politicians was "broad" and that Russians were clearly behind the breach.

"It is the Russians," Pelosi told reporters at a news conference, referring to the recent breach affecting the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

(This story is developing.)