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Trump lashes out at FBI chief Wray for embracing watchdog report

Trump lashes out at FBI chief Wray for embracing watchdog report

President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at FBI Director Christopher Wray after the man he chose to lead the bureau backed the findings of an inspector general report that found the investigation into Russian election interference was properly launched. “I don’t know what report current Director of the FBI Christopher Wray was reading, but…MORE

How uneven economic growth feeds political turmoil

How uneven economic growth feeds political turmoil

When it comes to economic innovation, the rich are getting richer — and that’s generating increasing social frustration and political turmoil for the winners and losers alike as the digital revolution rolls through the American economy. Over the past 15 years, employment in the computer- and science-based industries at the forward edge of economic change…MORE

Trump hits point of no return as Democrats ready impeachment articles

Trump hits point of no return as Democrats ready impeachment articles

House Democrats are hours from crossing a somber point of no political return as they get set to roll out articles of impeachment Tuesday accusing President Donald Trump of abusing power and obstructing Congress. The momentous step towards making Trump only the third president to be formally impeached in nearly two-and-a-half centuries of US history…MORE

7 new things we learned from the Horowitz report

7 new things we learned from the Horowitz report

The Justice Department inspector general’s report released Monday amounted to a massive fact-finding that shaded in contours of the Russia investigation. In some ways, its new details answered questions that special counsel Robert Mueller didn’t touch in his own report on how Russia interfered in the 2016 election. For a close reader, the Horowitz report…MORE

Former top FBI lawyer: I want Trump ‘to apologize to me’

Former top FBI lawyer: I want Trump ‘to apologize to me’

The former top FBI lawyer when the Russia investigation began said Monday that President Donald Trump should apologize to him and the rest of the FBI for propagating conspiracy theories about the probe’s origins after the Justice Department inspector general’s report debunked them. “I think the President should apologize to us,” James Baker, the former…MORE

Andrew McCabe says being accused of treason by Trump is ‘quite honestly terrifying’

Andrew McCabe says being accused of treason by Trump is ‘quite honestly terrifying’

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Monday said being accused of treason by President Donald Trump is “quite honestly terrifying” after the release of a watchdog report into the FBI’s Russia investigation knocked down conspiracy theories peddled by the President. “To spend your life dedicated to protecting America and upholding the Constitution and then…MORE

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