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Jonathan Turley / The Hill:
Horowitz report is damning for the FBI and unsettling for the rest of us  —  The analysis of the report by Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz greatly depends, as is often the case, on which cable news channel you watch.  Indeed, many people might be excused for concluding …
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Allan Smith / NBC News:
Trump blasts FBI director Wray for backing IG report that 2016 campaign probe was justified  —  “With that kind of attitude, he will never be able to fix the FBI,” the president tweeted.  —  President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted his “current” FBI Director Christopher Wray …
Discussion: ABC News, MSNBC and Raw Story
James Comey / Washington Post:
The truth is finally out.  The FBI fulfilled its mission.  —  James Comey is a former director of the FBI and a former deputy attorney general.  —  For two years, the president of the United States and his followers have loudly declared that the FBI acted unlawfully in conducting …
Eric Felten / RealClearInvestigations:
Watchdog: FBI Knew ‘Pee Tape’ Highly Dubious, Didn't Tell Trump  —  The “pee tape” has been debunked by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz.  Further, his report released Monday makes clear, the FBI knew early in 2017 that it was a highly dubious story and kept Donald Trump in the dark.
Federal Bureau of Investigation:
FBI Director Christopher Wray's Response to Inspector General Report  —  Director Christopher Wray provided the following letter to the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General in response to the report titled “Review of Four FISA Applications and Other Aspects …
ABC News:
FBI Director Chris Wray reacts to DOJ watchdog report on Russia investigation: Exclusive  —  In a broadcast exclusive, Wray reacted to a Justice Department watchdog report.  —  FBI Director Christopher Wray offered mixed reactions to a Justice Department watchdog report that uncovered …
Mollie Hemingway / The Federalist:   IG Report Confirms Schiff FISA Memo Media Praised Was Riddled With Lies
Caroline Kelly / CNN:
Former top FBI lawyer: I want Trump ‘to apologize to me’
Discussion: Washington Times and The Hill
Ashe Schow / The Daily Wire:   IG Report: Here Are The 17 Specific ‘Inaccuracies And Omissions’ In The FBI's FISA Warrants Against Carter Page
William McGurn / Wall Street Journal:   The ‘Vindication’ of James Comey
Abigail Tracy / Vanity Fair:
“It Is Not What the Department of Justice Does”: Barr and Durham Go Rogue on the Inspector General's Report
Discussion: Daily Kos and Vox
Julia Macfarlane / ABC News:
‘Dossier’ author Chris Steele met Ivanka Trump years before Russia scandal, source says
Alex Pappas / Fox News:
US Attorney Durham objects to IG findings on Russia probe origins in stunning statement
Josh Kovensky / Talking Points Memo:   How The DOJ Watchdog Forced Barr To Scramble To Undermine Trump-Russia Probe
U.S. Department of Justice:
Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on the Inspector General's Report of the Review …
Wall Street Journal:
A Trail of FBI Abuse
Discussion: Instapundit
Kristina Wong / Breitbart:   Democrat Smears on Nunes's FISA Abuse Memo Proved False by Inspector General Report
Washington Post:
Democrats expected to unveil articles of impeachment against Trump, focusing on abuse of power, obstruction of Congress  —  Democrats are expected to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump on Tuesday that will focus on abuse of power and obstructing Congress and would be voted …
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Susan Hennessey / Lawfare:
The One Episode From the Mueller Report That Democrats Must Include in Impeachment  —  Things are moving quickly.  Just last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that House Democrats would begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump.
Discussion: NPR
Ian Kullgren / Politico:
Trump, Pelosi ready to pass new NAFTA amid impeachment process
Axios:
Trump's fine with ditching USMCA prescription drug provision
Peter Baker / New York Times:
Lies, Damned Lies and Washington  —  As President Trump faces impeachment by the House, it is the very concept of truth that often seems to be on trial.  —  WASHINGTON — There are days in Washington lately when it feels like the truth itself is on trial.  Monday was one of those days.
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Washington Post:
Memo from 1990s pollution case shows Elizabeth Warren in action as corporate consultant  —  The memo from then-Professor Elizabeth Warren was written on Harvard Law School letterhead, a symbol of gravitas for a scholar renowned as a champion for consumers victimized by predatory banks and other big businesses.
Discussion: Power Line
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Shane Goldmacher / New York Times:   Elizabeth Warren Seeks a Second Act After Slip From the Top
Brent Lang / Variety:
Clint Eastwood's ‘Richard Jewell’: Atlanta Newspaper Demands Disclaimer on Depiction of Female Reporter  —  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is asking Warner Bros. and the makers of “Richard Jewell” to release a statement acknowledging it took dramatic license when it portrayed journalist Kathy Scruggs as trading sex for tips.
Paul Krugman / New York Times:
Donald Trump Is Bad for the Jews  —  There are things more important than your tax rate.  —  On Saturday Donald Trump gave a speech to the Israeli American Council in which he asserted that many in his audience were “not nice people at all,” but that “you have to vote for me” because Democrats would raise their taxes.
Discussion: Vanity Fair, Raw Story and Mic
Danny Hakim / New York Times:
New York Deepens Its Investigation Into the N.R.A.  —  The New York State attorney general has issued a new subpoena to the National Rifle Association, deepening her eight-month investigation and providing fresh clues about where it is headed, according to people with knowledge of the document.
Wendy Fry / San Diego Union-Tribune:
CBP denies access to doctors seeking flu vaccinations for migrant children  —  A group of doctors, who last month pressured U.S. Customs and Border Protection to allow them to give flu vaccines to detained migrant children, have now taken their fight to the driveway of a detention facility …
Zoe Schiffer / The Verge:
Away replaces CEO Steph Korey after Verge investigation  —  Former Lululemon COO Stuart Haselden is stepping in  —  Away CEO Steph Korey is stepping down, just four days after an investigation from The Verge highlighted the company's toxic culture.  Korey, one of the luggage brand's co-founders …
Tina Nguyen / Politico:
The mystery of Rudy Giuliani's spokeswoman  —  The gatekeeper to the lawyer for the most powerful man in the world is a 20-year-old conservative activist with a thin resume, an inflated biography and an impossible job.  —  For the past three months, Trumpworld has been both abuzz and baffled …
Discussion: Raw Story
Foreign Policy:
Desperate to Save Diplomacy, White House Blocks U.N. Meeting on North Korean Atrocities  —  As tensions rise between Washington and Pyongyang, Trump tries to avert a complete breakdown in relations.  —  The White House has killed off plans to convene a meeting of the United Nations Security Council …
John Solomon / Wall Street Journal:
Schiff Threatens Press Freedom  —  When the surveillance state exposes a journalist and his sources, there's an instant chilling effect.  —  The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Domestic Investigations and Operations Guide, the bible for agents, has long recognized that journalists …
Discussion: Instapundit
Cameron Polom / KNXV:
Mysterious lights hovering over Mesa skies Sunday night puzzle residents  —  MESA, AZ — Mysterious lights hovering above the east Valley have many wondering if we've had a close encounter.  —  “It was pretty bright, it was about straight up over here, and it went straight that way, stopped …
 
 
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