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The Hype That Failed: Justice Department Finds No Basis for ‘Unmasking’ Allegations

The Hype That Failed: Justice Department Finds No Basis for ‘Unmasking’ Allegations

Even Attorney General Bill Barr’s highly politicized Justice Department found no legal wrongdoing. Ever since Attorney General Bill Barr authorized Assistant U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate President Trump’s bogus charge that the CIA and FBI improperly investigated candidate Trump, the right-wing media and spokesmen have hyped en ever evolving “scandal.” After Trump’s false claim...

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A Right-Wing Bubble Bursts: Durham Talks and Brennan Walks 

A Right-Wing Bubble Bursts: Durham Talks and Brennan Walks 

The soft sobbing sounds you hear come right-wing media scribes who are crying in their beer. For months, the faithful tribunes of Trumpism have been hyperventilating about the Justice Department’s investigation of the FBI and CIA’s decision to investigate the Trump-Russia contacts in 2016. On the scarcest of evidence these partisans have hyped the possibilty...

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Brennan Is Reportedly Not a Target of John Durham investigation

Brennan Is Reportedly Not a Target of John Durham investigation

If this Washington Examiner report proves to be true, it will be a bitter pill for right-wing media. The Examiner and other pro-Trump outlets have talked themselves into believing, on the basis of very little evidence, that Durham had a criminal case against former CIA director John Brennan. The Obama-era CIA director has been told...

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Who Is John Durham and Why Is He Investigating the CIA?

Who Is John Durham and Why Is He Investigating the CIA?

John Durham’s name floats in and out of news cycle, a phantom figure who presence is fleeting but significant. Durham is the career Justice Department attorney, assigned by Attorney General William Barr, to investigate the origins of the FBI”s investigation of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian state agents.  In right-wing media Durham is...

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Barr Says Investigation into CIA’s Russia Findings Continues

Barr Says Investigation into CIA’s Russia Findings Continues

Even a global plague won’t stop Attorney General Bill Barr from pursuing former CIA director John Brennan. The latest on the investigation of U.S Attorney John Durham comes from the Washington Examiner: Durham was appointed last year by Barr to review possible misconduct by federal law enforcement and intelligence officials in the Russia investigation. The...

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