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The judge wrote that facts were misrepresented and portions of public reports were 'cherry-picked' to support a false factual narrative.

Former President Donald Trump and one of his lawyers were fined nearly $1 million by a federal judge in Florida for bringing a frivolous lawsuit - filed more than five years after their matchup in the 2016 presidential election - against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Read more»

According to the memo, the two former top Justice Department officials viewed Mueller’s obstruction theory as not only 'novel' but also 'unusual.'

The Department of Justice on Wednesday fully released its 2019 memo that advised then-Attorney General William Barr about next steps after special counsel Robert Mueller concluded his investigation of Russian meddling in the presidential election. Read more»

Some Arizona voters in November will be faced with candidates who openly embrace QAnon, even though the organization was deemed a domestic terror threat by the FBI more than a year ago. Read more»

Mueller in 2011

The Russia report released April 18 contradicts President Donald Trump’s claims that special counsel Robert Mueller had two conflicts of interest that prevented him from conducting an impartial investigation: Read more»

President Trump addressed reporters Sunday after the attorney general’s summary was released.

Arizona Republicans say Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 exonerates President Trump, but a UA legal expert cautioned that it’s premature for the president to declare victory. Read more»

Sen. John McCain gave James Comey a bit of a promotion during his long and tangled questioning during a Senate hearing on whether President Trump pressured the former FBI director to drop an investigation into Russian connections to White House staffers. Read more»

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, questions former FBI Director James Comey at Thursday’s hearing of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. McCain’s disjointed questions left some spectators scratching their heads.

Former FBI Director James Comey may have expected many things when he testified to a Senate committee Thursday – but being promoted to president was probably not one of them. But that’s what Arizona Sen. John McCain appeared to do in a question in which he accidentally called the former FBI chief “President Comey.” Read more»

McCain in 2014.

With many political observers wondering what Sen. John McCain was getting at with his questions to former FBI head James Comey on Thursday, the Arizona senator said "my line of questioning today went over people’s heads. ... What I was trying to get at was whether Mr. Comey believes that any of his interactions with the president rise to the level of obstruction of justice." Read more»

Key moments in the FBI probe of Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election Read more»

In the wake of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday, U.S. Sen. John McCain said the move "confirms the need and the urgency ... for a special congressional committee to investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 election." Read more»

There is considerable anxiety about the potential for violence after a bitter national election. The data kept on hate crimes won’t reassure anyone. Read more»

FBI Director James Comey

FBI Director Comey’s letter to Congress regarding an unexpected development in his agency’s investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server was brief and vague, creating a vacuum that has been filled by distorted claims — mostly from the campaign of Clinton’s opponent, Donald Trump Read more»

A Democratic lawsuit accuses Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of using his campaign rallies, like this one in Phoenix Saturday, to “implore his supporters to engage in unlawful voter intimidation.”

The Arizona Democratic Party has filed suit against presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign, the Arizona Republican Party and others for what it calls a coordinated effort to “depress voter turnout,” particularly among minority voters. Read more»

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

An FBI investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information resulted in no criminal charges, but it revealed that Clinton and her campaign made statements in the past about her email use that have turned out to be false or misleading. Read more»

FBI Director James Comey

The National Rifle Association executive director recently claimed that the FBI was prevented from fully investigating Omar Mateen prior to his attack in Orlando because of “the Obama administration’s political correctness.” Read more»

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