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Obama spymasters point fingers amid Russia probe review: ‘Throwing each other under the bus’

The launch of a formal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation — being led by one of the Justice Department’s toughest prosecutors — has touched off a new round of behind-the-scenes finger-pointing among Obama administration officials wh… Continue reading

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Howie Carr: US attorney investigating origins of Russia probe will be ‘very hard to smear’

Radio host Howie Carr said U.S. Attorney John Durham will be very hard for to “smear as a partisan” as he conducts a review of the Russia probe’s origins. Continue reading

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New probe of the FBI: Long overdue or Trump’s payback?

It’s not hard to conjure an image of a general surviving a military coup and then ordering the plotters jailed. Continue reading

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Karl Rove says John Durham could probe Comey, McCabe, Strzok role in Russia probe origins

Fox News political contributor Karl Rove said Tuesday that U.S. Attorney John Durham could extend the investigation into the Russia probe’s origins well beyond the scope of Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s powers. Continue reading

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‘Not looking good’ for Comey, Rosenstein ‘absolutely right to slam’ ex-FBI director, Hannity says

Sean Hannity said in his “Hannity” Opening Monologue on Monday that former FBI Director James Comey “abused his power” and that there has been “mounting” evidence to that effect. Continue reading

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Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source

Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate,” a person familiar with the situa… Continue reading

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Rosenstein quotes Mueller in commencement address: ‘You may find yourself standing alone’

Just two days after formally stepping aside as Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein delivered a commencement address Monday at the University of Baltimore School of Law quoting Robert Mueller and urging graduates to stick to “principles” even when t… Continue reading

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Barr names acting deputy attorney general in wake of Rosenstein departure

Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday said he named Ed O’Callaghan to temporarily serve as acting deputy attorney general in the wake of Rod Rosenstein’s departure from the Justice Department. Continue reading

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Strassel: Comey has ‘bruised ego’ after being fired by Trump, won’t stay out of political realm

Kimberley Strassel criticized James Comey’s appearance at a CNN town hall, arguing the former FBI director still has a “bruised ego” after his firing by President Donald Trump two years ago. Continue reading

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FBI opened obstruction case against Trump before Mueller was appointed, court files show

A newly unsealed court document reveals the FBI opened an obstruction of justice case against President Trump before Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate Russia’s interference in the 2016 election.  Continue reading

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Schiff, Nunes send joint letter blasting DOJ for stonewalling on documents

Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes have threatened to issue a rare bipartisan subpoena that would compel the Justice Department to turn over the complete Mueller report. Continue reading

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Nadler says Barr contempt proceedings still on ‘at the moment,’ Raskin says ‘all systems go’

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler told Fox News that contempt proceedings against Attorney General Bill Barr are still set for Wednesday “at the moment,” and Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., added that “all systems” were “go.” Continue reading

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Kamala Harris calls Trump, Barr liars, accuses them of ‘feeding hate’

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris called President Trump a liar, accused him of “feeding hate” and pushed the urgent need for new leadership during a speech before thousands of people in Detroit.  Continue reading

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Hundreds of ex-prosecutors claim Trump would have been indicted if not president

Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have attached their names to a statement saying they believe President Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe for obstruction of justice if he weren’t president. Continue reading

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Former FBI linguist charged with lying to authorities about contact with terrorist

A former FBI linguist is expected to appear in a Virginia courtroom Monday afternoon after being arrested on charges he lied to investigators by denying he had contact with a suspect in a terrorism investigation.  Continue reading

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Michael Cohen swipes at Trump as he reports to prison: ‘There still remains much to be told’

Michael Cohen, the president’s former lawyer who has since forcefully denounced his former client, told reporters Monday “there still remains much to be told” as he left his New York City apartment to report to federal prison for a three year sentence … Continue reading

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Trump-Russia conspiracy created by top Obama-era officials to ‘justify’ investigation of Team Trump: Andrew McCarthy

The coming weeks will expose to all Americans the true genesis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation — and just how it is tied to some of the highest Obama-era officials. Continue reading

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White House rips Mueller in letter to DOJ, says team ‘failed in their duty to act as prosecutors’

The White House tore into Robert Mueller and his investigators in a recent letter to Attorney General Bill Barr that argued the special counsel’s team included “political statements” in their Russia report and “failed” to act as traditional prosecutors… Continue reading

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Barr accuses Dems of using criminal justice process as ‘political weapon,’ as hearing tensions flare

Attorney General William Barr fired back at Democrats during a testy Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday, suggesting they were using questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation to try to score political points ahead of the 2020 pre… Continue reading

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Barr hearing: AG reveals tensions with Mueller team over Russia report conclusion, no-obstruction punt

Attorney General William Barr, in highly anticipated Senate testimony Wednesday, revealed tensions between the Justice Department and Robert Mueller’s team over the special counsel’s final report on the Russia investigation, pointedly saying he was sur… Continue reading

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