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U.S. President Donald Trump.

Trump went on a Twitter tear and posted more than 60 times in 3 hours to rage about impeachment and the FBI

President Donald Trump has been increasingly preoccupied with impeachment and a DOJ report that debunked many of his conspiracy theories.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally on December 10, 2019 at Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States.

Trump called the FBI ‘scum’ and hit out at the report that discredited his theory the Russia probe was a deep-state plot at a wild Pennsyl...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday doubled down on claims about the Russia investigation that a report by the inspector general found groundless.
U.S. President Donald Trump.

‘S— just got real’: DOJ watchdog uncovers pro-Trump text messages between FBI agents after 2016 election

"I saw a lot of scared MFers on...[my way to work] this morning," one FBI agent texted another. "Start looking for new jobs fellas. Haha."
President Donald Trump.

Here are the biggest takeaways from the DOJ watchdog’s highly anticipated report on the Russia probe’s origins

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report on the origins of the Russia probe debunked many of President Trump's claims but found some wrongdoing.
U.S. Attorney General William Barr listens during a Department of Justice African American History Month Observance Program at the Department of Justice February 26, 2019 in Washington, DC

AG William Barr reportedly liked to haze Mueller when they worked together and would ‘mercilessly make fun of him’ in meetings

Sources also told New York Magazine that while Barr respected Mueller as a prosecutor, he didn't necessarily view him as a "brilliant legal mind."
U.S. Attorney General William Barr listens during a Department of Justice African American History Month Observance Program at the Department of Justice February 26, 2019 in Washington, DC

Attorney General Barr’s hand-picked prosecutor said he can’t back a ‘deep state’ theory that the Russia probe was an anti-Trum...

Trump has long claimed that the Russia probe was a partisan hit job, but a prosecutor hired by Barr has not found any facts to back the theory.

Attorney General William Barr is disputing a watchdog’s conclusion that the Russia probe was justified

Barr is reportedly set to take sides in a heated political dispute of the kind justice department chiefs have long avoided.

In a massive win for Democrats, a federal judge ordered the DOJ to turn over Mueller’s grand-jury material to Congress

Democrats have been duking it out with the Justice Department for months over obtaining a full, unredacted copy of Mueller's report.
U.S. President Donald Trump.

Trump says he’s a master dealmaker, but his record of dancing to the tune of foreign leaders says otherwise

Trump has a long history of caving to foreign leaders when he's backed into a corner. Turkey, China, Russia, and North Korea are just a few examples.

‘Pure insanity’: Intelligence veterans are floored by Barr’s ‘off the books’ overtures to foreign officials about the Ru...

"I have not heard of so much involvement by the attorney general in this sort of investigation," a former CIA lawyer said.