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2020, the year that changed everything, may in the most meaningful terms turn out to be a year that changed nothing. ...

Barr’s Dilemma: How to Get Politics Out of the Justice Department

Attorney General William P. Barr has a dilemma: how to purge federal law enforcement of the politicization that has left its reputation in tatters, while simultaneously ensuring accountability in one of modern history’s most politically combustible criminal probes. That probe, conducted at Barr’s direction by John Durham, the United States Attorney for Connecticut, is scrutinizing the origins and predication of what even the attorney general has taken to calling “Russiagate.” This is the “investigation of the investigators,” focusing...

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Neither Trump nor His Campaign Ever Got a ‘Defensive Briefing’

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE M y column over the weekend was about the Obama-Biden administration’s exploitation of the government’s intelligence and law-enforcement apparatus to investigate Donald Trump, who was then the opposition Republican Party’s presidential candidate. The essence of this investigation is palpable from an August 2016 incident: The FBI covertly surveilled Trump by capitalizing on the U.S. intelligence community’s practice of providing a counterintelligence and security briefing to the nominees of the...
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Hong Kong-based media firm Next Digital saw its stock price explode Monday after authorities arrested its dissident founder. Next Digital’s shares surged as much as 344 percent as investors showed solidarity with Jimmy Lai, the pro-democracy mogul who was cuffed Monday under Hong Kong’s new national security law. The stock initially...

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