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Acrimony between the FBI and the Justice Department was so bad in the waning days of the Obama administration that some agents quit the bureau in frustration, a former G-man says.

Fractures which began during the tenure of former Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. deepened in the later years, and particularly in the run-up to the 2016 president election.

The depths of the antagonism were exposed in an inspector general’s report last week looking into former FBI Deputy Direct...

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Acrimony between the FBI and the Justice Department was so bad in the waning days of the Obama administration that some agents quit the bureau in frustration, a former G-man says.
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The Justice Department Inspector General has sent a criminal referral regarding former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to the US Attorney in Washington, D.C.
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I believe former FBI director James B. Comey is an able and sincere man. But by his own admissions, he is a timid leader who lacks poise when he needs it most. Comey’s own retelling of his encounters with President Trump suggests that he was intimidated by the president.

After watching Comey’s interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos, I felt a little sorry for him. To me, the circumstances with Trump that Comey described on Sunday should not have been hard to handle. The wa...

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By his own admissions, Comey is a timid leader who has lacked poise when he needed it most.
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A new poll out Tuesday shows attitudes towards special counsel Robert Mueller changing in a negative direction.

In the Marist poll, 30 percent of Americans now say they have an unfavorable view of Mr. Mueller, up 10 points from 20 percent at the end of March. Little has changed on the favorable side, with 32 percent saying they have a positive view of him compared to 33 percent in March.

A new poll out Tuesday shows attitudes towards special counsel Robert Mueller changing in a negative direction.
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Good people in California are taking a stand!!! Good people all over this country must take a stand in November and get rid of liberal democrats who are putting ILLEGALS over American citizens!

A growing number of cities and counties are resisting California's efforts to resist the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration, creating a patchwork of positions on how and when local police should help federal deportation agents.
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We should not be clamoring for special counsel Robert Mueller to be fired. That ship has sailed. While the Russian collusion investigation seems to be withering away, having yielded no evidence that might impugn President Trump, a new investigation has been spun off in New York City, targeting his attorney, Michael Cohen.

Since that investigation is separate from the Russia investigation, some are hoping Attorney General Jeff Sessions can reauthorize himself out of recusement...

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We should not be clamoring for special counsel Robert Mueller to be fired. That ship has sailed. While the Russian collusion investigation seems to be withering away, having yielded no evidence that might impugn President Trump, a new investigation has been spun off in New York City, targeting his a...
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Tuesday is a day hardworking Americans may dread more than any other. Tax Day. A day that individuals and families, small business owners and part-time workers struggle to conquer a burdensome, complex and extremely unfair tax code to determine how much money they owe the government.

But we are changing Tax Day for Americans across the country.

This is the last year Americans will fill out outdated, complicated tax forms. In the years ahead, because I signed one of the larg...

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Paychecks are climbing. Tax rates are going down. Businesses are investing in our great country. And most important, Americans are winning.
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Federal Judge Kimba Wood, who is overseeing the court case against Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, officiated the 2013 wedding of George Soros, a billionaire supporter of liberal political causes, according to news reports at that time.

The judge is currently weighing whether to have a neutral third party review the documents seized in FBI raids on the office, home and hotel of Mr. Cohen.

Mr. Cohen’s attorneys have sought to keep the government from reviewing... the materials by asserting attorney-client privilege. Prosecutors have demanded access to those documents claiming they are related to an ongoing criminal investigation.

The government is currently probing Mr. Cohen’s $130,000 payment to porn star Stephanie Clifford, better known as Stormy Daniels, for possible violations of campaign finance laws.

Judge Wood, who will decide those issues, married Mr. Soros, then 83, and his 42-year-old bride Tamiko Bolton, in September 2013, media outlets reported at that time.
The Bedford, New York, wedding was attended by 500 guests, including top Democrats such as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California and then-California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsome. U2 frontman Bono also attended the reception, Reuters reported in 2013 article.

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Federal Judge Kimba Wood, who is overseeing the court case against Donald Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, officiated the 2013 wedding of George Soros, a billionaire supporter of liberal political causes, according to news reports at that time.
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She could be described as one of the first #MeToo victims — an intelligent young woman maltreated by a powerful boss and then dismissed as a “blonde floozy” when his career was threatened.

But the desire for truth in what has been hailed as a new era of transparency about the abuse and marginalisation of women has its limits, as the makers of the controversial new Hollywood film Chappaquiddick have discovered.

Even after almost half a century, associates of the Kennedy family...

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She could be described as one of the first #MeToo victims — an intelligent young woman maltreated by a powerful boss and then dismissed as a “blonde floozy” when his career was...
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Barbara Bush, matriarch of Bush dynasty, dies at 92

She was one of only two women to be the wife of one U.S. president and the mother of another.
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