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Rosenstein Stands by Memo Critical of Comey

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told Congress that he stands by a memo he wrote that the White House has cited as a justification for the firing last week of…

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Trump: Joe Lieberman Is Top Contender for New FBI Director

President Donald Trump said Thursday that Joe Lieberman was his top choice to become FBI director, filling the slot left open after Trump fired James Comey, his previous FBI head,…

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Former FBI Director Mueller to Lead Trump-Russia Probe

The Justice Department has decided to appoint a special counsel to investigate possible coordination between Trump associates and Russian officials seeking to meddle in last year’s election, according to Deputy…

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Cornyn Withdraws From FBI Director Consideration

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, removed himself from consideration to be the next FBI director on Tuesday, becoming the latest high-profile possibility to bow out. The second-ranking Republican senator announced his…

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Rosenstein to Brief Senators on Comey Firing Thursday

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will brief senators Thursday afternoon on the firing of James B. Comey as FBI director, the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced…

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The Firing of James Comey

The news of the firing of FBI director James Comey stunned the nation and provoked an instantaneous reaction: astonishment in some quarters, indignation and allegations in others. As the president’s…

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FBI Corrects Comey Testimony on Abdein

The FBI has sent a letter to Congress correcting the record on Director James Comey’s testimony on Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton. In a letter Tuesday, the…

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