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Republicans vote to release contentious memo attacking FBI over 2016 election

Trump backers say memo would exonerate president in Russia inquiry butjustice department opposes extraordinarily reckless release Republicans vote to release contentious memo attacking FBI over 2016 election Trump backers say memo would clear president in Russia inquiry Justice department opposes extraordinarily reckless release Ben Jacobs in Washington @Bencjacobs First published on Mon 29 Jan 2018 […]

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House Republicans Declare War on FBI, Vote to Spill Its Secrets and Investigate It

Escalating its feud with the FBI and the Justice Department, the Republican majority of the House intelligence committee voted on party lines Monday evening to release a highly disputed classified memo attacking current and former FBI and Justice Department officials over surveillance in the Trump-Russia saga. The Daily Beast learned that the vote followed negotiations […]

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Ethics Complaint Alleges GOP Rep. Leaked Secret Testimony

The complaint, filed by the nonpartisan Campaign for Accountability, calls on the Office of Congressional Ethics to investigate whether Nunes or committee staff leaked closed-door testimony of the head of the company that produced the bombshell dossier of Russian information on Donald Trump. The House Intelligence Committee later released its full transcript of Simpson’s testimony as well. […]

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The Forgotten Congressman Who Championed Churchill

Winston Churchill learned to appreciate a good cigar, free trade, and fine oratory from an Irish-American orator who was his mothers loverand believed in young Winston more than his own father ever did. The Oscar-nominated movie Darkest Hour, though compelling, misleads on this part of the British Bulldogs biography. Winston Churchill never needed to wander […]

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