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Rosenstein: AG William Barr Will ‘Make The Right Decision’ On Mueller Report

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein expressed confidence Monday that Attorney General William Barr will “make the right decision” regarding a report that the special counsel’s office is expected to provide the Justice Department on the Russia probe. “I think Attorney General Barr is going to make the right decision. We can trust him to do that. He has a lot ...

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Adam Schiff ‘Absolutely’ Willing To Go To Court To Obtain Mueller Report

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that House Democrats will issue subpoenas and go to court, if necessary, to obtain special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. “We will obviously subpoena the report. We will bring Bob Mueller in to testify before Congress. We will take it to court if necessary,” Schiff said in an interview ...

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Mueller Reveals Few New Details In 800-Page Manafort Court Filing

The special counsel’s office released a scathing memo Saturday in the case against Paul Manafort in what is likely the last court filing in the case against the former Trump campaign chairman. But the filing, which clocks in at more than 800 pages, including exhibits, appeared to contain no new or bombshell information regarding the core focus of the special ...

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Mueller Report Not Coming Next Week, As CNN Reported

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Special counsel Robert Mueller will not be delivered to the Justice Department next week, as CNN reported on Wednesday. “Any reporting that Special Counsel Mueller’s report will be delivered to the Department of Justice next week are incorrect,” a senior Justice Department official told Fox News on Friday. CNN reported Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr was preparing to receive the ...

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Disgraced FBI Officials Claimed ‘Insurance Policy’ Text Was About Whether To ‘Burn Longstanding Sources’

Peter Strzok and Lisa Page told Congress that a text they exchanged referring to an “insurance policy” against a Trump presidency was a reference to a discussion about potentially “burning” a longtime FBI source in the event of an aggressive investigation of the Trump campaign Page described the unnamed source as “sensitive and reliable.” Strzok said the source was “very ...

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Report: Mueller Probe Could End Next Week

The special counsel’s investigation could wrap up as soon as next week with the delivery of a confidential report to the Justice Department, CNN is reporting. According to the network, Attorney General William Barr is preparing to receive a report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who took over an FBI investigation of the Trump campaign on May 17, 2017. Barr, ...

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Andrew McCabe’s Colleague Slams Him For Discussing Classified Congressional Briefing

A former FBI official who worked closely with Andrew McCabe is criticizing the former FBI deputy director for revealing details of a classified briefing in which the Gang of Eight was informed of an investigation into President Donald Trump. “I’ve been a little surprised at how much he’s saying about the ongoing investigation, about the Gang of Eight briefing he ...

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Andrew McCabe: Decision To Investigate Trump As A Russian Agent Was Based On Public Information, Not Secret Intel

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe acknowledged Tuesday night that the FBI’s decision to open a counterintelligence investigation against President Trump is based on information that is already publicly known rather than previously undisclosed information tying the Republican to Russia. “Are there other things that haven’t been made public at this point that contributed to the opening of the investigation ...

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Andrew McCabe Says He ‘Absolutely’ Will Support Mueller’s Report Even If No Collusion Is Found [VIDEO]

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday that he will “absolutely” support Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report even if it finds no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government. “If [Mueller’s] report comes out and he says there is no direct link, no direct collusion between the Russians and the president, will you be satisfied?” a host on ...

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Rod Rosenstein Will Leave Justice Department In March

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to leave the Justice Department in mid-March, agency officials told news outlets on Monday. According to CNN, a Justice Department official said that Rosenstein’s departure is not related to a controversy surrounding his alleged offer wear a wire during conversations with President Trump. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claimed in an interview that ...

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Rod Rosenstein Was ‘Absolutely Serious’ About Wearing A Wire In Trump Meeting

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe claimed in an interview that aired Sunday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was “absolutely serious” about wearing a wire during White House meetings with President Donald Trump. “The deputy attorney general offered to wear a wire into the White House,” McCabe said in an interview with “60 Minutes.” “Now, he was not joking. ...

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Cory Booker Called Smollett ‘Attack’ A ‘Lynching,’ Now He’s Refusing Comment Amid New Evidence In The Case |

A Democratic lawmaker who called the alleged hate crime attack against Jussie Smollett a “modern-day lynching” now says that he is withholding judgement in the case amid reports that authorities believe the “Empire” actor orchestrated a hoax. “Well, the information is still coming out, and I’m going to withhold until all the information comes out,” New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, ...

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Lindsey Graham Pledges Investigation Of McCabe, Rosenstein Over ‘Bureaucratic Coup’

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham pledged Sunday to hold a hearing to determine whether top Justice Department and FBI official discussed a “bureaucratic coup” to remove President Trump from office. In an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Graham said that he is willing to subpoena Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to ...

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Media Hypes Roger Stone ‘Revelation’ That Has Been Public For A Year

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A court filing in the special counsel’s case against Roger Stone was widely interpreted in the mainstream press as explosive new evidence of the Trump confidant’s contacts with WikiLeaks and Russian operatives Prosecutors said Friday that search warrants used in the special counsel’s investigation revealed communications that Stone had with WikiLeaks and Guccifer 2.0. Various news outlets seized on the ...

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Mueller Says Manafort Faces Up To 24.5 Years In Prison

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The special counsel’s office said Friday that former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faces between 19 and 24.5 years in prison for the tax and bank fraud charges for which he was convicted in August. Citing federal sentencing guidelines, prosecutors also said that Manafort faces a fine of up to $24 million for his fraud. The longtime GOP operative was ...

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