13 December 2019

Obama DOJ declined 'defensive briefing' for Trump campaign on Russia


The Obama Justice Department and the FBI twice debated whether to give the Trump campaign a “defensive briefing” on Russia but decided not to, according to the department’s inspector general report.Trump supporters say that such a heads-up could have changed history and short-circuited an investigation, given that no Trump loyalists were found to have collaborated with Russian hacking after a nearly three-year FBI probe.In the first discussion, FBI Director James B. Comey reached out to [...]