Justice Dept. Never Fully Examined Trump’s Ties to Russia, Ex-Officials Say

The former deputy attorney general maneuvered to keep investigators from completing an inquiry into whether the president’s personal and financial links to Russia posed a national security threat.

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In Trumpworld, the Grown-Ups in the Room All Left, and Got Book Deals

A large club of Trump administration evictees have turned their bracingly bad experiences into a new genre: political revenge literature.

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Flynn Lawyers Seize on Newly Released F.B.I. Documents

The documents show details of a debate among F.B.I. officials before interviewing Michael T. Flynn in 2017, days after he lied to the vice president about his talks with a top Russian diplomat.

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