DOJ Inspector General Finds Russia Probe was Appropriately Opened – But Barr Disagrees

09 Dec 2019

John Carlin discussed on PBS NewsHour the report from the Department of Justice inspector general on the origins of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

“[The FBI] followed the rules of the Justice Department and the FBI,” John said. “And because they followed those rules, we had an investigation that led to the unpacking and discovery of an unprecedented Russian intelligence conspiracy, which cost tens of millions of dollars; included computer hacking, leaked documents, [and] exploitation of social media campaigns; and has led to 30 successful indictments – in some cases convictions – of individuals for criminal misconduct.”



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