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DOJ watchdog debunks Trump's claims about the Russia probe

A sweeping report released Monday by the Justice Department's internal watchdog debunked several key claims and conspiracy theories that President Donald Trump repeatedly used to attack the Russia investigation that overshadowed much of his presidency.

How the FBI attempted to verify allegations in the Steele dossier

The Justice Department inspector general's report released Monday paints a more thorough picture than ever before on what the FBI found when it tried to verify information in Christopher Steele's dossier on Donald Trump and Russia -- including attempts to verify the existence of video tapes of "alleged unorthodox sexual activity."

Flynn accuses prosecutors of withholding info before sentencing

Defense attorneys for former national security adviser Michael Flynn want federal prosecutors to be held in contempt, accusing them of withholding some of the most significant documents and audio recordings related to his criminal charge and the Mueller investigation.

Fired FBI agent Strzok sues for back pay, to get his job back

Peter Strzok, the fired former FBI agent who played a senior role in the early Russia-Trump campaign investigation, is suing the Justice Department for back pay and to get his job back, according to a lawsuit he filed in DC District Court on Tuesday.

Trump defends claiming there was an attempted 'coup'

President Donald Trump on Thursday called 2016 texts between former FBI officials evidence of an attempted "coup" after a news report showed they were discussing people inside the Trump administration who they could "develop for potential relationships."

Special counsel slams Flynn's criticism of FBI interview

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team on Friday slammed a suggestion by Michael Flynn's lawyers that President Donald Trump's former national security adviser lied to the FBI not even a month into his tenure because he was caught off guard when two agents approached him.

GOP lawmaker's son blasts father's role in Strzok saga

The son of a prominent House Republican blasted his father's role in the saga leading up to FBI agent Peter Strzok's ouster, less than a day after he announced that he was supporting the Democratic candidate to succeed his father.

Peter Strzok fired from the FBI

The FBI has fired Peter Strzok, an agent who was removed from the Russia probe last year for sending text messages disparaging President Donald Trump, Strzok's lawyer said Monday.

9 key moments from House hearing with Peter Strzok

The House Judiciary and Oversight Committees held a hearing Thursday where for nearly 10 hours they grilled FBI agent Peter Strzok, whose anti-Trump text messages sparked outrage among Republicans and critics of the special counsel investigation.

FBI agent says he'll appear before House Judiciary Committee

Peter Strzok, the FBI agent removed from the Russia probe for sending anti-Trump text messages, is willing to testify before the House Judiciary Committee or any other congressional committee, his lawyer wrote in a letter to the committee on Saturday.

House GOP lawmaker plans to subpoena FBI agent to testify

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte plans to issue a subpoena for FBI agent Peter Strzok to testify as part of the House GOP investigation into the FBI's actions in the 2016 election, according to two sources familiar with the subpoena.

Recovered FBI text messages sent to Congress

The latest batch of text messages provided to Congress on Thursday between two top FBI employees who have come under scrutiny for criticizing then-presidential candidate Donald Trump capture their immediate reactions to the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller.

Exclusive: Controversial FBI agent co-wrote initial draft of Comey letter

Emails obtained by CNN show the FBI agent at the center of a Capitol Hill storm played a key role in a controversial FBI decision that upended Hillary Clinton's campaign just days before the 2016 election: the letter to Congress by then-FBI Director James Comey announcing the bureau was investigating newly discovered Clinton emails.

Republican lawmakers spotlight 'jaw-dropping' FBI texts

As lawmakers from six committees continue to sift through a new trove of text messages from top FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page, details of what one GOP senator called their "jaw-dropping" exchanges are trickling out.