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Attorney General Barr defends FISA as Republican scrutiny grows

Attorney General William Barr called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act a "critical tool" and vowed to preserve it Wednesday after suggestions from Republican lawmakers that the court that approves the powerful surveillance technique may have to be shut down absent sweeping reform.

John Durham's investigation into FBI Russia probe comes into focus

A clearer picture of the next charged investigation into the FBI's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election is emerging, and President Donald Trump is already cashing in on suggestions that it could reveal damning accusations of bias by law enforcement and intelligence officials that last week's inspector general report debunked.

Takeaways from the Senate's hearing over Horowitz's Russia report

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz spoke extensively on Wednesday about his findings on Crossfire Hurricane, the counterintelligence investigation into whether Trump campaign associates were coordinating with the Russian government to sway the presidential election.

DOJ watchdog says no political bias in Russia probe

The Justice Department's internal watchdog sharpened his criticism of the FBI on Wednesday, telling lawmakers he was alarmed that "so many basic and fundamental errors" occurred in the early months of the FBI's probe into potential Trump-Russia collusion.

Michael Cohen asks judge to cut his prison sentence

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, on Wednesday asked a federal judge to reduce his three-year prison term while claiming that Attorney General William Barr and the Justice Department are biased against him.

Barr contradicts key finding in IG report

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday discarded a key finding of the 435-page report released by the Justice Department's watchdog, saying in an interview that the FBI may have acted in "bad faith" when they carried out an investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign in 2016.