President Obama was quick to deny the claims after they were tweeted by Trump two weeks ago. Comey told the HIC that no president has the power to order a wiretap against anyone.
The majority of the hearing centered around the Trump Administration's connections to
Rogers described Russia's efforts in three categories which include actions harmful to the Clinton campaign, actions helpful to the Trump campaign, and spreading false information to discredit the American democratic process. The White House responded shortly after by saying no there is evidence of a Trump-Russia scandal.
Earlier this morning President Trump Tweeted:
The Democrats made up and pushed the Russian story as an excuse for running a terrible campaign. Big advantage in Electoral College & lost!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 20, 2017
Both the directors and the Trump Administration have been recently focusing on stopping the leaks of classified information. Comey called leaks to news outlets terrible.