Mike Quigley

FBI voices 'grave concerns' as Trump's feud with Justice Department comes to a head

FBI voices 'grave concerns' as Trump's feud with Justice Department comes to a head

The long-simmering feud between President Donald Trump and the Justice Department erupted into open conflict Wednesday when the FBI publicly challenged the president's expected release of a contentious and classified memo related to the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

In a rare unsigned statement, the FBI cited "grave concerns" with inaccuracies and omissions in the four-page memo, which was written by House Republicans and alleges abuses at the Justice Department connected to secret surveillance orders. Trump has told advisers that the memo could benefit him by undercutting the special counsel's investigation and allow him to oust senior Justice Department...

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