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Coal miner Lee Hipshire was photographed in 1976 emerging from a mine after a long day’s work. Years after his father’s death, his son found out the photo was used by Russian trolls to support Trump.
Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
The Justice Department has been excising sensitive, classified and other material from the special counsel’s report about Russian interference in the 2016 election. That task is now complete.
The attorney general has launched an informal look at how and why the decisions were made about the early Russia investigation and by whom. It augurs another new phase of the Russia saga.
Attorney General William Barr plans to give Congress the Mueller report in mid-April, but with some redactions. Democrats insist they should get the full report and the fight could end up in court.
In May 2017, the special counsel’s office took over an FBI probe into Russian election interference that already had been underway for nearly a near. The report about that work is now ready.
Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman wrapped up the second of his two federal cases following a conviction in Virginia and a guilty plea in the District of Columbia.
Updated at 5:16 p.m. ET Donald Trump apparently blessed the meeting his son held with a Russian delegation to get dirt on opponents in 2016 and welcomed advance word of efforts by WikiLeaks to disrupt the election, his former lawyer told Congress on Wednesday. Those were only a few of the politically incendiary allegations Michael… Read More
The onetime attorney and fixer has closed meetings scheduled with the House and Senate intelligence panels and an open one set for the House oversight committee. It could be a doozy.
The special counsel may be close to wrapping up. Or he may not. He could file a landmark report. Or he may not. The rules are limited, and the attorney general has a lot of discretion.