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House Republicans defend Trump's actions in new report

Republicans have given a full-throated defense of President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine in a report published Monday that rejects the Democratic allegations that the President abused his office or committed any other impeachable offense.

DOJ watchdog report expected to say Russia probe launched properly

The Department of Justice Inspector General's report on the start of FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election will say the probe was properly launched but lower-level employees made a series of mistakes, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

Justice Dept. IG reassures witnesses they can rebut Russia report

A forthcoming Justice Department inspector general's report into the FBI's handling of the Russia probe is already drawing criticism, weeks before its expected completion, amid concerns that witnesses wouldn't be given sufficient time to review the document before its release.

Watchdog: GSA official had sex on roof of agency's HQ

A former top-ranking General Services Administration manager admitted to having sex on the roof of the agency's headquarters building and drinking alcohol in the office, according to an inspector general report made public this week.

San Francisco police say journalist 'possible co-conspirator'

The San Francisco Police Department said on Tuesday that investigators now suspect a freelance journalist who had refused to reveal the identity of a confidential source took part in a conspiracy to steal a police report on the death of a public defender.

Trump says decision on McGahn testimony coming

President Donald Trump said he will be deciding on whether former White House counsel Don McGahn should testify before Congress with the "next week or so," but argued he did not have to allow McGahn to speak with special counsel Robert Mueller's team in the first place.

Mueller expressed misgivings to Barr about 4-page memo

Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed concerns in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that Barr's four-page letter to Congress summarizing the "principal conclusions" of Mueller's findings didn't fully capture his 448-page report

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."

Report: Foodborne disease infections are on the rise

Every so often, the food in your fridge winds up in the news when there's an outbreak of illness linked to what we eat. A new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report details the foodborne illnesses that struck most often in 2018.

Mueller investigated rumored compromising tapes of Trump in Moscow

Special counsel Robert Mueller examined whether President Donald Trump learned during the 2016 presidential campaign of the rumored existence of compromising tapes made of him years earlier when he visited Moscow, according to a redacted version of Mueller's report.

Mueller declined to prosecute Donald Trump Jr.

Robert Mueller's team declined to prosecute Donald Trump Jr. and other members of the campaign for campaign finance violations for their participation in the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower, in part, because they couldn't prove that they "willfully" violated the law.

Democrats prepare their response to Barr's redacted report

House Democrats are prepping a swift response to Attorney General William Barr's plans to release a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report within the next week, after Barr's first public comments Tuesday did little to quell the Democratic anger over Barr's rollout of the special counsel probe.

DOJ hits back at lawsuit seeking Mueller report

The Justice Department on Friday hit back at the first lawsuit seeking the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, saying, in essence, that they're already working on it.