WikiLeaks, and attorneys for Trump Jr., Manafort, Gates and Papadopoulos also did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.
The DNC "may very well want to divert attention from a special counsel criminal investigation, which they perceive as having dragged out so long that the public has lost interest in it, which doesn't appear to have too much meat on the bones", Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for FOX News, told Neil Cavuto. Trump administration appeals decision to block suspected combatant's transfer Top Pruitt aid requested backdate to resignation letter: report MORE on Saturday slammed the Democratic National Committee for its lawsuit accusing his campaign of conspiring with Russian Federation, tweeting that Democrats are only suing because they lost.
If the lawsuit proceeds, the president and his campaign aides could be forced to disclose documents and submit to depositions that require them to answer questions under oath.
Trump himself is not named as a defendant.
Several Trump associates, including former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and former campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates have been indicted because of the probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
The Democrats' lawsuit doesn't reveal new details in the sprawling storyline of connections between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives working on behalf of the Kremlin.
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In addition to Russian Federation, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) also joined Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, Rojer Stone, Wikipedia, Julian Assange, Jared Kushner, Guccifer 2.0, and others as defendants alleging violations of a wide array of federal laws, including the CFAA, RICO the Wiretap Act, the Stored Communications Act, the DMCA, and the Defend Trade Secrets Act, as well as common law trespass and trespass to chattels.
Over the next two months, the reports suggested United States intelligence agencies had traced the breaches back to Russian hackers.
Trump has also praised the lawsuit for giving his campaign the ability to ask Democrats for damaging information relative to alleged misconduct from the Hillary Clinton campaign during the discovery phase.
"The Trump campaign and its agents gleefully welcomed Russia´s help", according to the 66-page complaint, which demands monetary damages and a declaration that the defendants conspired illegally.
The lawsuit claims all three parties played a role in hacking DNC computers.
"As Trump moved closer to securing the nomination, the ties between his campaign and Russia's government grew substantially", the lawsuit alleges.
It was ultimately successful and the Nixon campaign settled for $US750,000 on the day Mr Nixon left office in 1974.