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Ex-FBI General Counsel James Baker: DOJ Inspector General Will Uncover ‘Mistakes’ in FISA Probe

Former FBI General Counsel James Baker conceded that the Department of Justice inspector general will find that the bureau made “mistakes” during its counterinvestigation into now-debunked collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election. “The inspector general is looking at everything we did,” Baker told CNN, per the Washington Examiner. “If the IG usually finds mistakes that we made, so I expect him to find mistakes this time.” The former FBI official’s remarks come as Inspector General Michael Horowitz is expected to complete his review of alleged…

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Attorney General William Barr Appoints US Attorney to Look into Origins of FBI Probe

Attorney General William Barr has assigned the United States attorney in Connecticut to look into the origins of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe into the Trump campaign, according to reports. Barr has appointed John Durham for the assignment, according to the New York Times. Durham has a history of investigating potential wrongdoing among national security officials. Barr sent shockwaves through Washington after he acknowledged earlier this year during a hearing that he would review the origins of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign, and again when he referred…

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White House to William Barr: Prepare for War over Mueller Report

WASHINGTON, DC – White House Special Counsel Emmet Flood sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr making clear that President Donald Trump is retaining his legal privileges as partisan Democrats escalate their conflict against the president over the Mueller Report. Flood sent the five-page letter on behalf of the president on April 19, but most media outlets have covered the letter only in the past few days. It shows a White House fully aware that Democrats are waging an all-out war against the Trump presidency. The White House is…

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