Eric Holder: As a former U.S. attorney general, I am reluctant to publicly criticize my successors. I respect the office and understand just how tough the job can be. But recently, Attorney General William P. Barr has made a series of public statements and taken actions that are so plainly ideological, so nakedly partisan and so deeply inappropriate for America's chief law enforcement official that they demand a response from someone who held the same office. read more
Rudy Giuliani's associate Lev Parnas got $1 million from an account in Russia in September, a month before he was charged with conspiring to funnel foreign money into U.S. political campaigns, according to U.S. prosecutors who asked a judge to jail him for understating his income and assets. read more
For the past three months, Trumpworld has been both abuzz and baffled by ChristiannÃ© Allen, a little-known Instagram personality who became Rudy Giuliani's director of communications in September. read more
On the whole, the IG report dispels the charges of political bias against Trump, illegal spying on his campaign, and even "treason" that have been levied against the FBI and DOJ. It shows that there was a legal basis to investigate attempts by Russia to coordinate with the Trump campaign, and to use various investigative techniques to obtain information " but also identifies several areas where reforms and additional oversight will be necessary moving forward.
A lost passport at a Portuguese airport is the latest bizarre clue in the search for the elusive Maltese professor. read more