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Nunes to Send Eight Criminal Referrals to Attorney General Barr on SpyGate

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) is planning to send eight criminal referrals to Attorney General William Barr this week, as part of committee Republicans’ investigation into Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department abuse while probing President Trump’s campaign for alleged Russian collusion.

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James Comey: Mueller’s Obstruction Decision ‘Confusing’

Fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday said it was “confusing” to him that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia did not conclude whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice. 

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 07: Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey reacts as he approaches the microphone to speak to members of the media at the Rayburn House Office Building after testifying to the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees on Capitol Hill December 07, 2018 …

Flashback: Chicago Police Union Accuses Prosecutor of Interference in Jussie Smollett Case

Attorneys for Empire actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he filed a false report with Chicago police about a hate crime against himself have been dropped. The announcement comes after the president of the Chicago police union accused the county’s top prosecutor of interfering with the investigation of the Smollett before recusing herself from the case. 

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 23: Cook County State's attorney Kim Foxx arrives to speak with reporters and details the charges against R. Kelly's first court appearance at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse on February 23, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images)

Trump Advisers Upbeat: Mueller ‘Doesn’t Have the Goods’

President Donald Trump’s advisers feel “upbeat” that special counsel Robert Mueller “doesn’t have the goods” to formally accuse the president of colluding with Russia during the 2016 presidential election or charge that he obstructed justice, according to the Washington Post’s Carol Leonnig. 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Robert Mueller (L) acknowledges a standing ovation alongside Attorney General Eric Holder (R) and Deputy Attorney General James Cole (C) during a farewell ceremony in Mueller's honor at the Department of Justice on August 1, 2013. Mueller is retiring from the FBI after 12-years …

Adam Schiff Threatens to Subpoena Mueller After Russia Probe Wraps

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday that his panel will subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller if more details regarding his report on possible collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia are required. 

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Politico: Top Democrats ‘Certain’ Mueller Report ‘Will Be a Dud’

A handful of leading Democrat lawmakers and their aides told Politico off-the-record that they believe special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election will be “a dud.”

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaves following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on June 21, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicago Police Union Wants Federal Probe in Jussie Smollett Case

The Chicago police union’s president alleges that the county’s top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to determine if she broke any laws.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 21: Guards walk with Empire actor Jussie Smollett before he is released on bond from Cook County jail on February 21, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Smollett has been accused with arranging a homophobic, racist attack against himself in an attempt to raise his profile because he …

CBS: FBI Officials Discussed Using 25th Amendment to Remove Donald Trump

“There were meetings at the Justice Department at which it was discussed whether the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet could be brought together to remove the president of the United States under the 25th Amendment,” CBS 60 Minutes reporter Scott Pelley said.

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