Classified information

June 24, 2018 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it has given House Republicans new classified information related to the Russia investigation after lawmakers had threatened to hold officials in contempt of Congress or even impeach them. A spokeswoman for House Speaker Paul Ryan said Saturday that the...
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FILE - In this file July 7, 2016, photo then-FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee to discuss Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. The Justice Department's watchdog faults former Comey for breaking with protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. But it says his decisions were not driven by political bias ahead of the 2016 election.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 14, 2018 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a report by the Justice Department's internal watchdog on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation (all times local): 4:30 p.m. In a revelation some Democrats see as ironic, the Justice Department's inspector general report about the FBI's...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017 file photo, James Wolfe, center, former director of security with the Senate Intelligence Committee, escorts former FBI director James Comey to a secure room to continue his testimony on the 2016 election and his firing by President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Federal prosecutors are accusing Wolfe with lying to the FBI about contact he had with reporters who covered the committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, file)
June 08, 2018 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee appeared before a federal court Friday on charges that he lied about his contacts with reporters, a case that President Donald Trump said could be a "terrific thing" as his administration tries to crack down on classified...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2018, file photo, CIA nominee Gina Haspel, center seated, testifies during a confirmation hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. A former employee of the committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday, June 7, 2018. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of multiple congressional panels investigating potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign — was indicted on three false statement counts after prosecutors say he misled agents about his relationships with reporters. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
June 08, 2018 - 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former employee of the Senate intelligence committee has been arrested on charges of lying to the FBI about contacts he had with multiple reporters, federal prosecutors said Thursday. James A. Wolfe, the longtime director of security for the committee — one of multiple...
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FILE - In this file image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks in Moscow. Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago. The 34-year-old is living in exile in Russia, but intelligence chiefs complain that revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed keep trickling out. (AP Photo, File)
June 04, 2018 - 12:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is Edward Snowden a whistleblower, traitor, leaker or public hero? The National Security Agency contractor blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance methods five years ago, but intelligence chiefs complain revelations from the trove of classified documents he disclosed are...
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Tiffany Trump, left, followed by from left, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump walk to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, June 1, 2018, as they head to Camp David for the weekend with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 02, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Defense Department is poised to take over background investigations for the federal government, using increased automation and high-tech analysis to tighten controls and tackle an enormous backlog of workers waiting for security clearances, according to U.S. officials. The...
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FILE- In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks at the Iran Freedom Convention for Human Rights and democracy in Washington. President Donald Trump's legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling, Giuliani said Sunday, May 27. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 27, 2018 - 3:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling,...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 26, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. And they may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 25, 2018 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified information shared with lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election and may take it to the Justice Department as part of an effort to scuttle...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 23, 2018 - 10:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia probe (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Former FBI Director James Comey is defending the FBI's use of a secret informant in the Russia investigation, saying the practice is "tightly regulated and essential to protecting the country...
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