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Republicans demand names of anti-Trump FBI employees from bombshell IG report

45 min 45 sec ago
A group of eight House Republicans has asked Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz to give them the names of FBI employees mentioned in last week's report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation, some of whom were portrayed as anti-Trump.

Pelosi calls for Trump to end 'inhumane, barbaric' policy at the border

1 hour 30 min ago
Congressional lawmakers met with men, women and children detained at the international boundary in several immigration detention facilities, where Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called President Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy “an utter atrocity that debases America’s values and our legacy as a beacon of hope, opportunity and freedom.”

Sen. Ted Cruz introduces 'emergency' bill to keep immigrant families together, slams Dems' proposal

2 hours 45 sec ago
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, on Monday announced a plan to introduce comprehensive "emergency legislation" designed to end unnecessary separations of illegal immigrant children from their parents.

DHS head Nielsen says immigration crisis 'is not new,' calls on Congress to act

2 hours 30 min ago
Under withering questioning from the White House press corps, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Monday that the growing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border "is not new" amid a national outcry over the separation of immigrant children from their parents.

MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski unloads on 'cowardly' Nielsen over briefing 'full of lies'

2 hours 43 min ago
Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," unloaded on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in a tweetstorm on Monday as the DHS official spoke out on the outcry over the separation of some children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Years of backlash: Obama policy on illegal immigrants' children was also slammed by critics

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 23:30
On a near-daily basis, the Trump administration is being denounced by critics as being inhumane and un-American for a “zero tolerance policy” towards illegal border crossers that calls for most to be detained and criminally prosecuted while their children stay elsewhere.

DHS head Nielsen says immigration crisis 'is not new,' product of legislative loopholes

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 23:30
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday that the growing crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border "is not new" as the Trump administration dug in amid a national outcry over the separation of migrant children from their parents.

GOP repeats ObamaCare mistakes on immigration

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:47
Will there be any cohesion on the issue?

Justice Department asks Supreme Court for help with sanctuary cities injunction

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 22:16
The Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court for help in scaling back an earlier injunction in its fight against sanctuary cities. Solicitor General Noel Francisco asked the nation’s highest court for a partial stay on an earlier court order that blocked the Trump administration’s efforts to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities.

Senate Judiciary Chair Grassley calls for probe of James Comey's 'disturbing' email practices

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:45
Investigators should probe whether former FBI Director James Comey discussed classified information using a personal email account, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Monday at a hearing on the Justice Department watchdog's bombshell report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.

Hillary Clinton cites another Bible quote to fight Trump on immigration

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 21:00
Hillary Clinton on Monday slammed the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" border policy that has left hundreds of children separated from their parents, calling it a "moral and humanitarian crisis."

Christopher Steele appears for court-ordered deposition in London

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:44
Former British spy Christopher Steele, author of the Trump dossier, concluded a four-hour videotaped deposition in London Monday, Fox News has confirmed.

Trump orders establishment of 'space force' as 6th branch of military

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 19:00
Speaking at a meeting of the National Space Council, Trump ordered the Pentagon to immediately establish a national “space force” that would become the sixth branch of the armed forces.

Trump-bashing Puerto Rican mayor reportedly facing FBI corruption probe

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:30
The mayor of Puerto Rico who shot to international fame after criticizing President Trump for not doing enough to help Hurricane Maria victims is being investigated by the FBI on corruption charges, according to multiple news outlets.

DHS Secretary Nielsen says 'we will not apologize ' for controversial immigration policy

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 18:05
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen pulled no punches on Monday when defending the Trump administration’s highly controversial immigration policies while speaking to the National Sheriffs' Association.

Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:32
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Supreme Court sidesteps consideration of partisan gerrymandering in Wisconsin, Maryland redistricting cases

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:13
The Supreme Court on Monday took a pass on deciding the limits of partisan gerrymandering – or efforts by state legislatures to create voting maps most favorable to one political party.

Supreme Court to tackle immigration, voting rights, unions: A look at major cases on justices' agenda

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:08
It’s decision time for the U.S. Supreme Court -- which has a full plate of issues: immigration and religious freedom, sports betting and voter rights.

Food stamp enrollment falls to 8-year low as Trump clamps down on fraud, economy improves

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 17:00
Overall enrollment in the country’s food stamp program has dropped to its lowest level in more than eight years as the economy continues to improve and the Trump administration attempts to tackle fraud in the program.

A User's Manual: What to expect on immigration, border security this week in the House

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 15:36
House Speaker Paul Ryan and his team skirted a calamity last week by engineering a revamped border security and immigration package. It’s aimed at courting the support of moderate GOPers and many conservative Republicans.

What is DACA and what does the Trump administration want to do with it?

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:30
The Trump administration is dismantling an Obama-era program that, in part, allows for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants to remain in the country.

Thousands of DACA recipients with arrest records, including 10 accused murderers, allowed to stay in US

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 14:00
Nearly 60,000 immigrants with arrest records have been permitted to remain in the United States under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealed Monday.

Horowitz, FBI boss Christopher Wray face Senate grilling on bombshell report

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 13:00
FBI Director Christopher Wray and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz are expected to be the centers of attention Monday when they testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Horowitz's bombshell report on the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's personal email server.

White House looks to contain damage as Laura Bush joins critics of family separations

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 09:15
The Trump administration sought to distance itself Sunday from the controversial policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border amid condemnation from some prominent Republican voices -- including former first lady Laura Bush.

NJ governor sees guns, not shooter's early prison release, as the problem

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 08:00
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy responded to Sunday's deadly shooting at a Trenton arts festival by calling for new controls on guns. But the suspect’s gang membership -- and early release from prison after Murphy took office -- may have been bigger factors in an incident that left one person dead and 22 wounded.

Trump to huddle with House GOP on immigration, border security

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:45
President Trump has some 'splainin' to do.

HHS releases videos of immigration detention facilities as Dems press for change

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
As a group of congressional lawmakers from the left visited shelters holding children separated from their parents suspected of illegal entry, Health and Human Services issued its version of its duties.

Trump blasts 'sick loser' Peter Strzok, 'sick deal' with Comey, Mueller connections

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 04:00
President Trump took to Twitter Sunday to blast the FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after sending anti-Trump text messages to his mistress, calling his actions “Witch Hunt!” and “A really sick deal.”

Bannon says MLK 'would be proud' of Trump's 'America First' agenda

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 02:30
Steve Bannon took to the airwaves Sunday to claim that The Rev. Martin Luther King would be proud of President Trump.

DHS Secretary Nielsen slams 'irresponsible' media, says no 'policy of separating families at the border'

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:30
The head of the Department of Homeland Security took to Twitter early Sunday evening to quell the increasingly volatile immigration controversy over family members who have been separated by federal authorities while illegally crossing into the United States.

Peter Strzok, FBI agent pulled from Mueller probe over anti-Trump texts, open to testify to Congress

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:45
A top FBI agent who was removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after the discovery of anti-Trump texts he sent to his mistress is willing to testify before Congress about his actions, his attorney confirmed Sunday.

Peter Strzok, FBI agent pulled from Mueller probe over anti-Trump texts, reportedly open to testify to Congress

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 23:00
A top FBI agent who was removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after the discovery of anti-Trump texts he sent to his mistress is willing to testify before Congress about his actions, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

Fireworks expected as DOJ watchdog Horowitz, FBI boss Wray face Senate Judiciary for hearing

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 22:15
FBI Director Christopher Wray and Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz are expected to be the centers of attention Monday when they testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Horowitz's bombshell report on the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's personal email server.

Democrats gain entry to NJ immigration detention center after arguing with cops, 'literally banging on the door'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 18:30
Seven Democratic representatives attempted to enter an immigration detention center in Elizabeth, NJ on Sunday, in a Father's Day trip designed to draw attention to the family members who have been separated by federal authorities while illegally crossing the border.

Giuliani demands 'full and complete' investigation of Mueller's Russia probe, says pardons are possible

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 16:28
Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani demanded a comprehensive investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russia probe, in the wake of last week's bombshell report by the DOJ watchdog outlining pervasive bias at the DOJ and FBI.

Kellyanne Conway challenges leaker who floated using immigrant kids as leverage: 'I want that person to say it to my face, I really do'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 15:49
"Nobody likes" the separation of illegal immigrant children from their parents at the border, top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said Sunday.

GOP will hit FBI, DOJ with 'full arsenal of constitutional weapons' if they don't comply with subpoena, Gowdy warns

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 11:41
House Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-SC, told "Fox News Sunday" that House Speaker Paul Ryan led meeting Friday night with members of the DOJ and FBI and made it clear that “there’s going to be action on the floor of the House this week if FBI and DOJ do not comply with our subpoena request.”

Trump rebukes Schumer's claim that North Korea nuclear summit was 'all cattle and no hat'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 10:54
President Trump on Sunday strongly rebuked Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer's claim that the North Korean nuclear summit was "all cattle and no hat," and also took aim at critics who said his G7 meeting with other world leaders was marked by tension and hostility.

Scaramucci sees family separations as potential pitfall for Trump

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 10:30
President Donald Trump may lose support with voters if he doesn't address the family-separation controversy in the nation's immigration policy, Anthony Scaramucci warned.

Hillary Clinton tells grads of pricey San Francisco school about her troubled youth

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 07:30
In a surprise appearance Friday, Hillary Clinton delivered a commencement address to graduates of San Francisco's exclusive Hamlin School.

Bernie Sanders won't endorse own son's US House candidacy

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:15
If Bernie Sanders doesn’t receive a Father’s Day card on Sunday, the reason might not be hard to figure out.

Oregon Dems rip Trump border policy after visiting ICE detainees

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:45
Democrat lawmakers from Oregon who visited with immigrant detainees on Saturday leveled harsh criticism at the Justice Department’s “zero tolerance” border policy, saying it "makes zero sense and shows zero understanding of American values.”

Dem lawmakers visit ICE detainees in Oregon, say border policy 'makes zero sense'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:23
Democrat lawmakers from Oregon who visited with immigrant detainees on Saturday leveled harsh criticism at the Justice Department’s “zero tolerance” border policy, saying that it "makes zero sense and shows zero understanding of American values.”

Dem lawmakers visit ICE detainees in Oregon, say 'outrageous' border policy makes 'zero sense'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 04:17
Democrat lawmakers from Oregon who visited with immigrant detainees on Saturday leveled harsh criticism at the Justice Department’s “zero tolerance” border policy, saying that it makes “zero sense and shows zero understanding of American values.”

Trump to nominate Kathy Kraninger to lead consumer watchdog agency

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 01:13
President Trump intends to nominate an associate director at the Office of Management and Budget to lead the government's consumer watchdog agency.

John Legend slams Paul Ryan for Father's Day post amid immigration controversy: 'Seriously, f--k you'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 00:31
Singer John Legend lashed out at House Speaker Paul Ryan on Saturday after the lawmaker posted a Father’s Day video about his children amid the ongoing controversy over a policy involving immigrant families being separated at the border.

Trump accuses Democrats of protecting MS-13 gang members: 'They want them to be left alone'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:00
President Trump on Saturday doubled down on his tough rhetoric on MS-13 gang members, accusing Democrats of “protecting” members of the violent gang as they “push for open borders.”

President Trump accuses Democrats of protecting MS-13 gang members: 'They want them to be left alone'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 21:00
President Trump on Saturday doubled down on his tough rhetoric on MS-13 gang members, accusing Democrats of “protecting” members of the violent gang as they “push for open borders.”

Scalise's return to the baseball field brings emotion, improbable plays

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 19:39
Last year’s Congressional baseball game was about who wasn’t on the diamond.

Trump says IG report 'totally destroys' Comey, reveals 'dark and dangerous period' in US history

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 17:07
President Trump on Saturday said that the Department of Justice inspector general report on the Hillary Clinton email probe ‘totally destroys’ former FBI Director James Comey -- and describes a “dark and dangerous period” in U.S. history.

Work related to Obama Presidential Center to cost Illinois taxpayers nearly $200 million

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:37
The controversial Obama Presidential Center in Chicago will benefit from almost $200 million in taxpayer funding for work on infrastructure projects near the center on Chicago’s South Side.

Obama Presidential Center to cost taxpayers nearly $200M: report

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:37
Public works projects around the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago could cost Illinois taxpayers nearly $200 million, the Washington Examiner reported Saturday.

Giuliani floats idea of 'presidential pardons' to 'clean up' Russia probe

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 03:45
President Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Friday suggested that the president might try to "clean up" Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation -- in the form of pardons.

Former Trump attorney: DOJ report not nearly tough enough given Comey's 'appalling behavior'

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 02:00
President Trump's former attorney John M. Dowd told Fox News that the Justice Department watchdog's report on the FBI's actions in the Clinton email investigation wasn't nearly tough enough on fired FBI Director James Comey.

Trump blasts 'Fake News Media' for G7 reporting, posts photos of smiling at summit

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 01:00
President Trump hit back at criticisms over his interactions with world leaders at the G7 summit last weekend, claiming on Twitter Friday that the “fake news media” is “once again, WRONG!”

White House rips MSNBC's Joe Scarborough for 'Nazi' comment

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:30
The White House came out swinging Friday against MSNBC star Joe Scarborough after the former Republican congressman compared the methods used in current immigration policy to the Nazis.

A burden beyond the presidency

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 22:10
And the power of a father’s love for his child

President Trump takes aim at old and new adversaries on wild media day

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 21:49
President Trump had a lot to get off his chest Friday – even by his standards.

Immigration whiplash? Trump says he won't sign Ryan's moderate bill, then WH apparently tries walking it back

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 21:30
President Trump on Friday morning said he would not sign immigration bills currently working their way through Congress that preclude his administration from implementing its policy of separating children from their parents at the border -- although by the afternoon, the White House seemed to try walking it back.

Neighbor who attacked Rand Paul sentenced to 30 days in prison

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 19:33
The neighbor convicted of violently attacking Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul outside the senator's Kentucky home last year was sentenced Friday to 30 days in federal prison.

Trump says he won't sign Ryan's immigration bill on 8 year anniversary of DACA announcement

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 19:04
On the eight year anniversary of the Obama administration’s announcement of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, President Trump made it clear that he would not sign an immigration bills currently working its way through Congress that precludes his administration from implementing its policy of separating children from their parents at the border.

Who's been charged by Mueller in the Russia probe so far?

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:30
Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election has led to charges for four Americans.

IG 2.0 could be even worse for FBI as feds brace for Trump-spying probe

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 18:13
The country is still digesting Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s scathing report on the FBI and DOJ’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but more bombshells could be looming as aspects of the Russia investigation are also being reviewed.

Connecticut GOP gov candidate runs on Trumpian economic platform; vows to repeal state income tax

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 17:49
After years of Democratic rule and high taxes in Connecticut, a corporate executive running for governor on a Trumpian economic platform is vowing to make radical changes to the economy in a bid to win back businesses and attract people back to the Nutmeg State.

Manafort ordered to jail, bail revoked on witness tampering charge

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:35
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of witness tampering brought forth by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Manafort pleads not guilty to charges of witness tampering

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 15:35
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Friday to new charges of witness tampering brought forth by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Trump says he has 'good chemistry' with Kim Jong Un, amid scrutiny for saluting North Korean military officer

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 14:25
President Trump touted his relationship with North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Friday, saying the two leaders have a “good chemistry,” adding that he wants the people of the United States to “sit up and pay attention” when he speaks, like North Koreans do for the dictator of the rogue regime.

President breaks his silence on damning IG report, calls it 'total disaster' for fired FBI Director James Comey

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:12
President Trump on Friday broke his silence on the damning Justice Department IG report.

President Trump unloads on Comey, 'scum on top' of FBI a day after damning IG report's release

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:12
President Trump on Friday broke his silence on the damning Justice Department IG report.

Trump unloads on Comey, 'scum on top' of FBI a day after damning IG report's release

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 13:12
President Trump on Friday broke his silence on the damning Justice Department IG report.

Michael Cohen seeking restraining order against Michael Avenatti

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:47
President Donald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen asked a federal judge on Thursday to prohibit Stormy Daniels' lawyer, Michael Avenatti, from speaking to the press about the porn star’s lawsuit.

Giuliani calls for suspension of Mueller's probe after bombshell DOJ watchdog report

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:45
Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal lawyer, called Thursday for the suspension of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in light of the release of a watchdog report that criticized key figures in the Hillary Clinton email probe.

Why the media are acting like lemmings in warning of a Trump 'cult'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:00
The media are going cult-crazy.

House Dem torches Pelosi as 'aloof, frenetic and misguided' as he calls for her replacement

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 09:45
A Democratic congressman from New York state torched Nancy Pelosi this week, calling her "aloof, frenetic and misguided," as he joined a growing group of rebel Democrats who say they won’t back the Californian for another term as the party's leader in the House.

Neighbor who assaulted US Sen. Rand Paul faces sentencing

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 06:30
A neighbor convicted of violently attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul outside the senator's Kentucky home last year is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court Friday.

Obama had direct contact with Clinton on private email server: IG report

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 05:32
President Obama was one of a select handful of individuals who had "direct contact" with Hillary Clinton on her private email account, Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz indicated in his bombshell report Thursday on the Clinton email probe.

House leadership's text of new immigration bill revealed

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 04:15
House Republican leadership is expected to bring to the floor a new immigration bill that aims at appeasing both Republicans and Democrats by including proposals from both parties.

James Gnomey: Hours after IG report released, Comey posts odd photo

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:54
Former FBI Director James Comey is apparently trying to put the report from the Justice Department’s watchdog behind him, posting a somewhat odd photo to social media amid the political frenzy.

FBI employee crudely slams Trump voters as 'all poor to middle class, uneducated, lazy POS,' IG report says

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:45
An unidentified FBI employee described Trump voters as "uneducated" and "lazy POS [sic]" the day after the 2016 presidential election, according to the Justice Department watchdog's report on the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

FBI employees received 'improper' gifts from reporters, routinely leaked to media without authorization: IG report

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:30
Numerous FBI employees accepted inappropriate gifts from reporters and routinely spoke to media outlets without authorization during the Hillary Clinton email probe, the Justice Department's watchdog revealed in Thursday's long-awaited accountability report.

Scalise 'back in the game' at Congressional Baseball event one year after being shot

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 01:30
Rep. Steve Scalise hit the field on Thursday night in the Congressional Baseball game — one year after he was shot by a lone gunman during a practice for the annual event.

FBI's anti-Trump lovebirds, Page and Strzok, used work phones to shield affair from spouses: IG report

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:30
Trump-bashing FBI agent Peter Strzok and former bureau lawyer Lisa Page used their work phones to conceal an extramarital affair from their spouses, according to the long-awaited bombshell report released Thursday by the Department of Justice inspector general.

FBI boss Wray admits mistakes made, stands by his investigators

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:30
FBI Director Christopher Wray told reporters Thursday that he was "disappointed" in the Justice Department watchdog's report on the bureau's investigation into Hillary Clinton's personal email system.

Sarah Sanders slams CNN star Jim Acosta in tense briefing: 'It's hard for you to understand even short sentences'

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:23
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders bashed CNN’s Jim Acosta on Thursday, saying she knew it was "hard" for him “to even understand short sentences” amid a conversation during the daily press briefing.

Hillary Clinton gives 3-word reaction to IG findings

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:15
Hillary Clinton took a jab at former FBI Director James Comey on Thursday after it was revealed in a watchdog report on the bureau's handling of her email investigation that the fired bureau chief himself used an unsecured account to "conduct unclassified FBI business."

Fox News Poll: Political correctness has gone too far, NFL fumbling

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 00:00
Has political correctness gone too far in the United States?

Bill Clinton 'offended' over criticism of his tarmac meeting with ex-AG Lynch

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 23:54
Former President Bill Clinton was “offended” by the widespread criticism of his June 2016 tarmac meeting with then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch days before the FBI decided it would not recommend criminal charges against his wife, he told the Justice Department’s inspector general.

IG report: DOJ official sought Clinton campaign job for son, then shared case info with Podesta

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 22:45
The Justice Department inspector general report released Thursday faulted a former DOJ official for sending then-Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta a “heads up” about the release schedule for Clinton’s emails -- as he also tried to get his son a job with the campaign.

Comey used personal email to conduct FBI business, watchdog report finds

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:45
Former FBI Director James Comey used a personal email account to "conduct unclassified FBI business," the Justice Department's watchdog revealed in an explosive report on the bureau's conduct in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

Lawmakers accuse FBI of 'destructive level of animus' following release of IG report

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:27
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle slammed former FBI Director James Comey and other agency personnel on Thursday after Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz released a long awaited report on the FBI and DOJ’s Hillary Clinton investigation during the 2016 presidential election.

IG refers five FBI employees for investigation, as more anti-Trump messages revealed

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:02
The Justice Department inspector general has referred five FBI employees for investigation, revealing in its report on the Hillary Clinton email case that more bureau officials than previously thought were exchanging anti-Trump messages.

Inspector general refers five FBI employees for investigation over 'hostile' political messages

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:02
The Justice Department inspector general referred five FBI employees for investigation into whether their politically-charged and “hostile” text messages and instant messages violated FBI code, according to the damning inspector general report released Thursday.

IG report on Clinton email probe reveals FBI agent's 'stop'-Trump text, calls Comey 'insubordinate'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:00
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, in a comprehensive and at-times scathing report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, exposed extraordinary text messages by a top FBI official vowing to "stop" Donald Trump -- while calling then-director James Comey's actions in the case "insubordinate."

Seven highlights from bombshell IG report on the DOJ, FBI Clinton email probe

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:17
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's bombshell report on the DOJ and FBI's actions during the Hillary Clinton email probe takes particular aim at key figures who, until now, have mostly escaped official censure for their conduct while in office.

Seven highlights from bombshell IG report On Clinton email probe

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:17
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's bombshell report on the DOJ and FBI's actions during the Hillary Clinton email probe takes particular aim at key figures who, until now, have mostly escaped official censure for their conduct while in office.

Breaking: IG report says Comey broke protocol

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:09
Report marks the culmination of an 18-month review.

Justice Dept. IG report released on FBI's handling of Clinton email case; Comey found 'insubordinate'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:04
The Justice Department's internal watchdog released its much anticipated report on the FBI's handling of its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

IG report on Clinton email probe faults Comey for being ‘insubordinate,’ agents for anti-Trump texts

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 20:04
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz faults then-FBI Director James Comey for being “insubordinate” and other FBI agents for sending anti-Trump text messages in his long-awaited report detailing his review of the FBI and DOJ’s Hillary Clinton investigation during the 2016 presidential election.

Strzok, Page and the FBI texting scandal explained

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:25
As Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election continues, two former members of his team are under scrutiny for text messages they exchanged about President Trump and the probe.

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