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Both parties' lawmakers get FBI-source briefing

By COMPILED BY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE STAFF WIRE REPORTS

This article was published May 25, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

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FBI Director Christopher Wray (center) arrives Thursday on Capitol Hill for classified briefings with officials that included White House lawyer Emmet Flood and Chief of Staff John Kelly.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, speaking Thursday after the fi rst classifi ed briefi ng on the Russia investigation, said lawmakers had a “responsibility” t...

WASHINGTON -- Justice Department and intelligence officials briefed top Republican and Democratic lawmakers Thursday on a confidential FBI source who aided in the investigation of whether President Donald Trump's campaign coordinated with Russia, attempting to defuse a partisan conflict over use of the source and the FBI's reluctance to reveal information about the matter.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, speaking Thursday after the fi rst classifi ed briefi ng on the Russia investigation, said lawmakers had a “responsibility” t...

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Packman says... May 25, 2018 at 8:55 a.m.

Call it whatever you want but to normal people gathering information about someone else under false pretenses is called spying.
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Why are D's so opposed to questions to make sure the FBI/DOJ's motives were pure? If the DOJ/FBI wasn't weaponized by the Obama/Clinton machine against a political opponent, there is nothing to worry about. Although, the Obama Administration has a history of doing just that as when Lois Lerner weaponized the IRS to take out TEA party groups.
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What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Robert Mueller is investigating Trump/Russia collusion. Now we need another Robert Mueller to investigate DOJ/FBI weaponization.

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LRAttorneyCrime says... May 25, 2018 at 9:02 a.m.

Pack...fully agree. I would also like Mueller to find out what was on the servers at the DNC and determine why they did not want the FBI to look at them when they were "hacked!"

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TimberTopper says... May 25, 2018 at 10:10 a.m.

Packy, you and LRCrime need to know that spy gate has gone away. It like the other BS from Trump and people like the two of you is nothing but BS.

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BOLTAR says... May 25, 2018 at 10:56 a.m.

Yet again, Republican squirrel hunters end up digging lead out of their own feet.

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Illinoisroy says... May 25, 2018 at 12:23 p.m.

If you have nothing to hide then why would a "spy" in your midst be so appalling? So much for transparency!

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