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House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

Jun. 20, 2018 2:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans escalated their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them. The stepped-up criticism followed the...

Lawyer: Agent booted off Mueller team escorted from FBI HQ

Jun. 19, 2018 5:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team because of anti-Donald Trump text messages has been escorted out of the FBI building "as part of the ongoing internal proceedings," his attorney said Tuesday. Peter Strzok "remains a proud FBI agent" who wants to serve his...

House GOP steps up FBI criticism in wake of internal report

Jun. 19, 2018 4:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are escalating their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn't adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them. The stepped-up criticism comes after the...

Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information

Jun. 18, 2018 9:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A former CIA employee was charged Monday with stealing classified national defense information from the agency that emerged publicly in March 2017, when WikiLeaks began releasing some of the CIA's hacking tools. Joshua Adam Schulte, of Manhattan, was charged in a 13-count superseding...

Director: FBI won't repeat mistakes noted in watchdog report

Jun. 18, 2018 8:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a congressional hearing at which he repeatedly sought to distance himself from his...

The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

Jun. 18, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an inspector general report that criticizes the FBI and Justice Department (all times local): 3 p.m. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz says the people working for the FBI cannot be perfect. Horowitz testified Monday at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing...

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Jun. 18, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry Greenberg was...

Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

Jun. 18, 2018 1:59 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly." Until then, consideration of...

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration

Jun. 18, 2018 1:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is exaggerating the achievements of his Singapore summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, claiming the North has destroyed missile launch sites and no longer has "rockets flying over the place." That's a distorted picture. North Korea has revealed no action on...

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Jun. 17, 2018 10:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry Greenberg was...