DOJ IG Report

FBI employees on Clinton email probe called Trump voters 'lazy pieces of s-t,' blamed themselves for Clinton loss in messages

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Gaston De Cardenas/Reuters
Instant messages between FBI employees assigned to the Hillary Clinton email probe reveal they worried about the investigation's role in deciding the 2016 election.
One employee also called President Donald Trump's voters "poor to middle class, uneducated, lazy POS that think we will magically grant them jobs for doing nothing."
An internal report by the Department of Justice's inspector general ultimately found no political bias in the investigation.
In messages exchanged over the FBI's internal system, agents and attorneys involved in the FBI's 2016...
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'You're a parent, don't you have any empathy?': Reporters blast Sarah Huckabee Sanders over Trump tactic of separating migrant families at border

'You're a parent, don't you have any empathy?': Reporters blast Sarah Huckabee Sanders over Trump tactic of separating migrant families at border

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Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin
White House reporters interrogated press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday over the Trump administration's family separation tactic.
One reporter asked Sanders whether she had any "empathy" as a parent of young children toward the families being split up by Border Patrol agents.
Sanders argued that the Trump administration has merely been enforcing the law and blamed Democrats for refusing to close supposed "loopholes" in immigration law.
White House reporters grilled press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday, demanding answers on the...
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Blistering DOJ watchdog report about Comey and the Clinton investigation sends Washington into a frenzy

Blistering DOJ watchdog report about Comey and the Clinton investigation sends Washington into a frenzy

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Associated Press/Cliff Owen
Both sides of the political aisle reacted strongly to the Justice Department inspector general's report about the FBI's handling of the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.
The report faults Comey for "deviating" from FBI norms and says that while his actions "cast a cloud" over the FBI, they were not influenced by political bias.
President Donald Trump's allies see the report as a vindication of their belief that the FBI acted improperly.
Democrats accuse the White House and conservatives of using the report to distract from the...
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FBI agents called Trump supporters 'retarded,' referred to Trump as 'Drumpf' in messages revealed in brutal watchdog report

FBI agents called Trump supporters 'retarded,' referred to Trump as 'Drumpf' in messages revealed in brutal watchdog report

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Leah Millis/Reuters
FBI agents referred to Trump supporters as "retarded" in instant messages revealed in a bombshell report released Thursday by the Justice Department's inspector general.
The 568-page report contains intricate details surrounding the Hillary Clinton email investigation and faults former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of it.
The report found political bias did not ultimately taint the investigation overall.
FBI agents referred to supporters of President Donald Trump as "retarded" in instant messages revealed in a bombshell report released Thursday by the...
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