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FBI's Peter Strzok Told Lisa Page ‘We'll Stop' Trump From Being President, Newly Released Text Messages Suggest

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New, potentially damning, text messages have surfaced from the DOJ inspector general's report on Thursday.
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Inspector general report criticizes Comey's handling of Clinton probe, includes anti-Trump exchanges among FBI personnel

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WASHINGTON - A highly anticipated report from the Justice Department's inspector general criticizes former FBI director James Comey for his actions during the Hillary Clinton email investigation and includes new text messages from FBI personnel conveying political opposition to President Donald Trump.Trump was set to...
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AP Source: IG faults Comey's calls in Clinton email probe

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WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's watchdog faults former FBI Director James Comey for breaking with established protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, but it says his decisions before the 2016 elections were not driven by political bias, according to a person familiar with the findings.
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The much-hyped IG report about the Clinton email investigation backfires on Trump

The much-hyped IG report about the Clinton email investigation backfires on Trump

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For weeks, President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress have been hyping a forthcoming report from Inspector General Michael Horowitz regarding the DOJ's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation - their hope being that the document would discredit key witnesses and FBI officials involved in the ongoing investigation into Trump's campaign for possible collusion with Russia.
On Thursday, Bloomberg obtained the report's conclusions ahead of the full release. Lo and behold, they don't show what team Trump hoped they would.
According to Bloomberg, the IG's report finds that...
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IG report expected to criticize Comey actions in email case

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WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to criticize the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, stepping into a political minefield while examining how a nonpartisan law enforcement agency came to be entangled in the 2016 presidential race. The inspector general's detailed report, set for release Thursday afternoon, represents the culmination of an 18-month review into one of the most consequential FBI investigations in recent history.
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The Latest: Trump slams Russia probe ahead of report release

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on a report by the Justice Department's internal watchdog on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. :
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President Donald Trump is bashing the special counsel investigation into Russian election meddling as a “pile of garbage” ahead of the release of a highly anticipated report looking into the Justice Department's conduct during the 2016 election.
Trump says in a pair of tweets that now that he's back from his summit with North Korea, “the thought process must sadly go back to the Witch Hunt.”
Trump is yet again insisting there was...
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The Latest: House Republicans get early peek at DOJ report

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WASHINGTON - The Latest on a report by the Justice Department's internal watchdog on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. :
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Two Republican-led House committees say a monthslong probe into the now-closed FBI investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails has so far shown "questionable decision-making" by the agency.
A document listing preliminary conclusions was obtained by The Associated Press ahead of a report from the Justice Department's internal watchdog. That much-anticipated report is due to be released Tuesday afternoon. It is expected to criticize...
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Comey broke FBI procedure in Clinton email probe, says inspector general

Comey broke FBI procedure in Clinton email probe, says inspector general

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Former FBI Director James Comey “deviated” from standard FBI and Justice Department procedures in his probe into Hillary Clinton's email server use, according to the report from the inspector general, as seen by Bloomberg.
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Department of Justice Report Concludes That FBI's Handling of Clinton Email Case Was Flawed but Not Motivated by Political Bias

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A highly anticipated report on the FBI's conduct during the 2016 election concludes that former FBI director James Comey and other agents damaged the bureau's reputation by making public remarks about the Hillary Clinton email investigation and sending indiscreet texts but that their actions were not motivated by political bias, Bloomberg says .
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Jason Chaffetz: 'Explosive' IG Report on Clinton Emails Adds to James Comey's 'Legal Problems'

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Details are now coming out on the Justice Department inspector general's report faulting former FBI Director James Comey for going beyond his authority in the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
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What to know about the IG report on the Clinton email investigation

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WASHINGTON - The Justice Department's internal watchdog will issue a wide-ranging report Thursday afternoon on how top federal officials handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state.
Over 17 months in the making, the report - anticipated to be released at 2 p.m. ET, according to a source familiar with the plan - is expected to walk through a sequence of key events leading up to the 2016 election.
Its intent was to provide a non-partisan examination of how the Justice Department and FBI operated during one of the most...
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The Inspector General's Report Criticizes James Comey. Here's What You Need to Know

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A Department of Justice report found that former FBI Director James Comey did not follow standard procedures in his handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.
The report, which is not yet publicly available, concludes that Comey hurt the agency's reputation for impartiality, though it says he did not do so out of political bias, according to Bloomberg News , which obtained a copy of the report.
The report by the Justice Department's inspector general will be the latest bombshell in the seemingly never-ending fight over the 2016 election. President Donald Trump has...
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Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: report

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WASHINGTON - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
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Department of Justice watchdog issues report on handling of Clinton email probe - counters President Trump's claims of political bias

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A highly anticipated report from the Department of Justice's watchdog is throwing cold water on President Trump's claims of political bias in the highest ranks of the FBI, according to initial reports. Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report, slated to be made public on Trump's 72nd birthday,...
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Comey ‘Deviated' From Procedure in Clinton Probe, But Was Not Politically Biased, IG Says

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Former FBI Director James Comey “deviated” from FBI and Justice Department procedures in handling the probe into Hillary Clinton, damaging the law enforcement agencies' image of impartiality even though he wasn't motivated by political bias, the department's watchdog found in a highly anticipated report.
“While we did not find that these decisions were the result of political bias on Comey's part, we nevertheless concluded that by departing so clearly and dramatically from FBI and department norms, the decisions negatively impacted the perception of the FBI and the department as fair...
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James Comey Not ‘Biased' in Clinton Investigation But ‘Dramatically Departed From FBI Norms,' DOJ IG Report Concludes

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The highly anticipated report may challenge President Trump's claims of bias within the FBI against him and his campaign.
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Justice Department watchdog: Comey deviated from FBI norms but no bias

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WASHINGTON - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from bureau norms but there was no evidence his actions before the 2016 presidential election were motivated by political bias, the Justice Department watchdog said on Thursday, Bloomberg News reported.
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DOJ watchdog reportedly finds Comey 'deviated' from FBI norms while overseeing Clinton probe

DOJ watchdog reportedly finds Comey 'deviated' from FBI norms while overseeing Clinton probe

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The Justice Department inspector general is releasing a report Thursday of his findings in an internal investigation into the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe.
The report is said to fault then FBI director James Comey for several decisions he made during and after the 2016 presidential election.
Inspector general Michael Horowitz reportedly concludes that Comey "deviated" from FBI norms but that his decisions were not biased.
He will add that Comey's conduct damaged the DOJ's reputation for impartiality.
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