In our news wrap Thursday, the Justice Department’s inspector general says former FBI Director James Comey mishandled memos of his conversations with President Trump. A report concluded Comey “set a dangerous example” by arranging for a journalist to see a…
James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump in the weeks before Comey was fired as bureau director, the Justice Department's inspector general said.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
When Robert Mueller broke his silence in May, his main point was that his long-awaited report spoke for itself. But the report is 448 pages long. So Lisa Desjardins and William Brangham decided to dig into what the findings say…
By Lisa Desjardins, William Brangham
Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House, decreed it an "illegal investigation" conducted by "dirty cops." The president did not name them but has previously blamed Justice Department officials and former FBI Director James Comey.
By Associated Press
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has published a new book that includes some stunning allegations about President Trump -- including that he is the "most prolific liar" McCabe has ever encountered, despite decades of dealing with sophisticated criminals. McCabe…
After signing a congressional funding bill, President Trump plans to declare a national emergency to obtain additional money for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. But would such an executive action be lawful? Judy Woodruff speaks with former Defense Secretary…
By Joshua Barajas
President Donald Trump on Monday denied he worked for Russia, a direct response to a weekend report from The New York Times that FBI investigators had opened a probe into whether the president had acted on behalf of the country.
By Associated Press
Law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump’s behavior in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began investigating whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests, The New York Times reported.
By Erica R. Hendry
James Comey continued to defend his actions as FBI director during an hours-long meeting with two Congressional committees on Monday, the second closed-door meeting with members in as many weeks.
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