Political corruption

FILE - In this June 19, 2018, file photo, Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a joint House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A Justice Department inspector general report being released Monday is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia and that senior law enforcement officials weren’t motivated by partisan bias. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 09, 2019 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A watchdog report on the Russia probe finds no evidence of political bias, despite performance failures, according to a summary obtained by The Associated Press. The report, by the Justice Department inspector general, also found 17 “significant errors or omissions” in...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the ranking member, using his gavel to call for order as he convenes a hearing to hear investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 09, 2019 - 1:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Debating the grounds for impeachment, Republicans said there's nothing here. Democrats said it's a slam dunk. Weighty questions about a president's alleged malfeasance and whether that merits the extraordinary step of impeachment drew some too-simple answers at a House hearing...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2018, file photo, Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a joint House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A Justice Department inspector general report being released Monday is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia and that senior law enforcement officials weren’t motivated by partisan bias. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 09, 2019 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A watchdog report on the Russia probe finds no evidence of political bias, despite performance failures, according to a summary obtained by The Associated Press. The report, by the Justice Department inspector general, also found 17 'significant errors or omissions' in...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2018, file photo, Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a joint House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A Justice Department inspector general report being released Monday is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia and that senior law enforcement officials weren’t motivated by partisan bias. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 09, 2019 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A watchdog report on the Russia probe finds no evidence of political bias, despite performance failures, according to a summary obtained by The Associated Press. THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2018, file photo, Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz testifies before a joint House Committee on the Judiciary and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. A Justice Department inspector general report being released Monday is expected to say that the FBI had a legitimate basis to open its investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia and that senior law enforcement officials weren’t motivated by partisan bias. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 09, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. AP’s earlier story follows below. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump’s claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., joined at right by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the ranking member, convenes the panel to hear investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 09, 2019 - 12:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee received a detailed summing up of the impeachment case against President Donald Trump Monday as Democrats prepare formal charges against him. Trump and his allies lobbed fresh assaults on the proceedings they dismiss as a hoax and a sham. Democratic...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., joined at right by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the ranking member, convenes the panel to hear investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 09, 2019 - 10:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House impeachment hearing quickly fell into partisan fighting Monday as lawmakers formally received the investigative findings against President Donald Trump to lay out the case for the charges against him. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler was immediately interrupted...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, listens as ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., gives and opening statement as the House Judiciary Committee hears investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 09, 2019 - 9:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee convened Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as Democrats pushed toward articles of impeachment and the White House and its allies launchedan aggressive attack on the proceedings. Chairman Jerrold...
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Nairobi governor Mike Gideon Mbuvi appears with other suspects accused of corruption, at the Mililani law court in Nairobi, Kenya, Monday Dec. 9, 2019. The flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, has been charged with 19 counts of graft-related charges as the country struggles to tackle runaway corruption. He denied the charges Monday, including embezzlement and money laundering. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
December 09, 2019 - 9:13 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The flamboyant governor of Kenya's capital city, Nairobi, was Monday charged with 19 counts of graft-related charges as the country struggles to tackle runaway corruption. Mike Gideon Mbuvi, widely known as Mike Sonko, denied the charges including embezzlement and money...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, gathers his papers as ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., talks after the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 09, 2019 - 8:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings. Chairman Jerrold...
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