Category Archives: Department of Justice

Sally Yates will testify on Russia during an open congressional hearing

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates, who was fired by the Trump administration earlier this year for refusing to defend President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from multiple Muslim-majority countries, will testify about Russia during an open congressional hearing … Continue reading

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Breaking News: FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

The shady dealings of Donald Trump associate Carter Page with Russian officials set off significant enough alarm bells in the U.S. intelligence community that the FBI sought and was granted permission from a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge to monitor … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Intel panel wants wiretap evidence by Monday

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) and ranking member Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) have asked the White House to offer by Monday any evidence showing Trump Tower was wiretapped. A congressional aide confirmed to The Hill that Schiff and Nunes … Continue reading

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Preet Bharara refused to return phone call from Trump citing DOJ rules

Prosecutor Preet Bharara was fired by the attorney general a day after he refused to return a phone call from President Trump, a report alleges. An assistant to the president of the United States called Bharara’s office Thursday, saying the … Continue reading

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#Maddow: Impossible Mike Pence didn’t know about Michael Flynn

If Mike Pence is looking to insulate himself from Donald Trump’s Russia scandal, he just got caught lying about it in a way which severely hurts his own cause. Yesterday, Flynn registered with the United States government as a foreign … Continue reading

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House Intel schedules first Russia hearing for March 20th

(CNN) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes announced Tuesday the first public hearing in their investigation into Russia’s meddling in the US election last year will be March 20. Nunes said he has invited FBI Director James Comey and … Continue reading

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FBI asked #DOJ to publicly reject Trump wiretapping claims

There’s still no evidence — but an investigation into President Trump’s wild wiretapping claims might happen anyway. The White House on Sunday demanded that Congress look into Trump’s groundless accusations of former President Obama spying on him — and some … Continue reading

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