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Justice Department to turn over some Mueller documents

Easing some of the escalating tension between Congress and the White House, the House Intelligence Committee postponed efforts to enforce a subpoena against the Justice Department on Wednesday after officials agreed to hand over a cache of documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia report.
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Search warrants tied to former Trump lawyer Cohen released

Months before the FBI raided the office and hotel room of Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, investigators were examining the flow of foreign money into his bank accounts and looking into whether the funds might be connected to a plan to lift sanctions on Russia, according to court filings unsealed Wednesday.
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US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress sought to influence his cooperation with the Russia investigation, and he provided a voicemail recording of one such communication, prosecutors said in a court filing made public Thursday.
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Rosenstein: Russia probe justified, closing it wasn’t an option

Fresh out of his job as deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein said Monday that the Justice Department’s investigation into Russian election interference was “justified,” that he would have never allowed anyone to interfere with it and that closing it had not been an option. Rosenstein also took aim at former FBI Director James Comey, characterizing him as a “partisan pundit” busy selling books and earning speaking fees.
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