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Gregg Jarrett: Mueller's team knew 'dossier' kicking off Trump investigation was biased and defective

Friday 23:40 GMT

Prosecutors on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating alleged “collusion” between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia knew all along that the anti-Trump “dossier” compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele that fueled their probe was biased and likely phony.

Yet instead of investigating those individuals at the FBI and Justice Department who actively participated in the dossier fraud – as he should have done – Mueller hired several of them to investigate Trump.

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Law firm tied to Manafort's Ukraine work reaches settlement with Justice Department

Friday 20:55 GMT

A prominent law firm with ties to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's work for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine has agreed to pay $4.6 million and retroactively register as a foreign agent, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

The settlement with the firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP brings to a close at least one part of a probe that spawned from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, which has focused in part on Manafort's years of work in the Eastern European nation.

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Partial government shutdown delays query into Hillary Clinton's private email server

Saturday 14:30 GMT

The ongoing partial government shutdown is delaying the inquiry into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sought to evade public record laws with her use of a private email account.

HILLARY CLINTON WEIGHS IN AS PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN BECOMES LONGEST IN HISTORY. According to Politico, the Justice Department is unable to assist with the case due to the shutdown, but State Department officials are able to gather records – for now.

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