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Going After Investigators: Criminal Review of Mueller Probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Investigating the investigators, the Justice Department has shifted its scrutiny of Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia review to a criminal probe, a person familiar with the matter says. It’s raising Democrats’ concerns that President Donald Trump may be using government muscle to go after his opponents. The revelation comes as Trump is already facing a… Read More

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DOJ Files Suit Against Gov. Justice’s Family Companies Over Mine Violation Debts

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The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against 23 coal companies owned by the family of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, seeking more than $4.7 million in unpaid fines and fees for mine safety and health violations. The delinquent fines were brought to light by investigations by NPR and the Ohio Valley ReSource as the Justice… Read More