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FBI Faulted for Its Probe of Russian Meddling in 2016 Campaign

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2023
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A special counsel appointed in President Donald Trump’s administration issued a highly critical report on how the FBI handled allegations linking Mr. Trump to Russia in 2016, ending four years of work Monday after having lost the two criminal cases he took to trial.

In his 306-page report, John Durham, the former top federal prosecutor in Connecticut, repeated prior criticisms faulting the Federal Bureau of Investigation on a number of points.

He said the bureau swiftly pursued a vague tip about potential contacts between a Trump campaign aide and Russia authorities in...

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